Michigan Senate Republicans Press Releases


Sen. Webber honors 100 years of Michigan Jaycees

LANSING, Mich. — On Feb. 24, state Sen. Michael Webber (center) presented Junior Chamber International (JCI) Michigan 99th President Carena Townsend (right) and 100th President Michelle McGrann (left) with Senate Resolution 97 and a legislative tribute honoring the organization’s 100th anniversary during its annual Year-End Celebration. “Since 1924, JCI Michigan has an esteemed history of supporting and developing young leaders,” said Webber, R-Rochester Hills. “Today, hundreds

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Republican lawmakers request hearings on sanctuary banning bills amid escalating border crisis

LANSING, Mich. — State Sens. Michele Hoitenga and Jonathan Lindsey on Thursday sent a letter to the Democratic chair of the Senate Committee on Civil Rights, Judiciary, and Public Safety Committee “to respectfully request a hearing on Senate Bills 724 and 725, which would ban so-called sanctuary cities and counties in the state of Michigan.” “As you know, the past few weeks have presented several instances

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Senator Jim Runestad

Runestad votes against ‘good for headlines and nothing else’ gun ban bills

LANSING, MI — State Sen. Jim Runestad on Thursday voted against legislation pushed by Democrats that would criminalize law-abiding Michiganders for exercising Second Amendment rights in public 40 days before any election. “At the end of the day, bad legislation is bad legislation, and I will not support the government infringing upon the constitutional rights of common citizens,” said Runestad, R-White Lake. “There are already laws

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Sen. Bellino announces March 15 office hours

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Joseph Bellino has announced he will conduct in-district office hours to meet with the public on Friday, March 15. “My aim is to provide the best service possible for the hardworking people of Hillsdale, Lenawee and Monroe counties, and I plan on holding meetings throughout the district to hear directly from constituents in one-on-one discussions,” said Bellino, R-Monroe. Bellino will be available

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Sen. Webber will host local office hour on March 18

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Michael Webber, R-Rochester Hills, invites residents of the 9th Senate District to join him for an upcoming in-district office hour in Troy. Webber will be available to meet with constituents from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 18, in Room 403 of the Troy Community Center, located at 3179 Livernois Road in Troy. No appointment is necessary to attend. Michigan’s

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Sen. Webber appeals for consideration of FOIA clarifying legislation

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Michael Webber on Thursday urged the Michigan Senate to take up his bill to clarify what and who is covered under the Freedom of Information Act as a case involving a Rochester Community Schools teacher continues to unfold in court. “My bill would expand access to information to meet what the citizens already believe is covered under the current law. Parents have

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