Rep. Bryan Posthumus raises a point of order after Democrats refused to allow a debate on legislation that would block a permanent income tax cut on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023.
Republican Floor Leader Bryan Posthumus, Assistant Republican Leader Andrew Beeler, and Assistant Republican Floor Leader Andrew Fink, who was denied the opportunity to speak, on Thursday issued the following statement after Democrats denied Republicans the chance to speak against House Bill 4001, which would block an automatic income tax cut for Michiganders and small businesses:
“The Democratic majority is doing whatever they can to pass a tax hike onto families and small businesses throughout Michigan. This bill was written in secret, efforts were made behind the scenes to strong-arm members, and Republicans weren’t allowed to stand up for Michigan taxpayers and speak against this — violating our right to debate. Democrats did all of this to prevent a permanent income tax rollback that would help make life more affordable for all Michiganders. This is exactly why people across our state don’t trust what is going on in Lansing. Even one House Democrat called this ‘political suicide’ — and that’s exactly what this secret tax hike is.”
House Republican Floor Leader Bryan Posthumus on Friday issued the following statement after the Michigan Public Service Commission authorized DTE Energy to raise rates on customers by $368 million — a 6.4% increase. “We tried to warn everyone this would happen, and it sure didn’t take long: the beginning of an era of unprecedented expenses […]
Rep. Bryan Posthumus spoke out strongly today following a marathon House session in Lansing that saw dozens of bills come to the floor for votes. One of those bills that passed was HB 5122 sponsored by Democrat member Phill Skaggs. This bill elaborates and expands the potential zoning rights of solar companies — a relatively […]
State Representative and Republican Floor Leader Bryan Posthumus spoke out today after Governor Gretchen Whitmer officially signed a controversial energy package into law. The house-and-senate-passed package includes a 2040 wind and solar energy mandate for Michigan’s utility providers and vehicle manufacturers. Now a fully-fledged law, the governor’s energy plan must be implemented – a process […]
State Rep. Bryan Posthumus, of Cannon Towsnhip, this morning sent a letter to Rep. Tulio Liberati demanding a hearing and a vote on a resolution to stand with Israel and call for the release of hostages in Gaza. Liberati is the chair of the House Government Operations committee, where the resolution was buried by House […]