Michigan Senate Republicans Press Releases

PRESS RELEASES

Senator Aric Nesbitt

Nesbitt issues statement on tax relief proposals

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Republican Leader Aric Nesbitt, R-Porter Township, on Monday released the following statement, again calling for meaningful and ongoing tax relief for all Michiganders: “Senate Republicans will continue to advocate for immediate, meaningful and ongoing tax relief that benefits all Michiganders, not some Michiganders. Frankly, when the state is sitting on a $9 billion surplus, we should be doing more than handing out

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Senator Aric Nesbitt

Nesbitt ‘cautiously optimistic’ for immediate inflation relief

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Republican Leader Aric Nesbitt, R-Porter Township, on Friday released the following statement: “Senate Republicans are cautiously optimistic that Gov. Whitmer may finally be heeding our call for immediate inflation relief for Michiganders. But when it comes to lower taxes, her actions have too frequently failed to match her words. Michiganders have too often played Charlie Brown to the governor’s Lucy as she

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Sen. Huizenga announces February district office hours

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Mark Huizenga, R-Walker, has announced that he will conduct in-district office hours to meet with the public at four locations this month. Huizenga will be available to meet with constituents at the following dates, times and locations: Friday, Feb. 10 from 7 to 8 a.m. at Interurban Depot Cafe in Wright Township, 1580 Arch St. in Wright Township, and 8:30 to 9:30

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Sen. Bumstead secures more than $11M for clean water in Muskegon Heights

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Jon Bumstead on Thursday applauded the release of initial Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) grant award recipients, which included $11.4 million for the city of Muskegon Heights. “Over the past few years, former Muskegon Heights City Manager Troy Bell and I worked together on projects that would greatly benefit the city of Muskegon Heights,” said Bumstead, R-North Muskegon. Grant funding for

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Theis tops list of most conservative state senators

 LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Lana Theis was listed as 2022’s most conservative state senator according to rankings released by MichiganVotes.com. “Since being elected, I have remained committed to promoting conservative values and solutions in our state Capitol,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “Limited government, fiscal responsibility and government transparency — I believe these values are a critical part of the state’s current and future success and will continue

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Sen. Johnson sponsors heart month, ‘Go Red for Women’ resolution

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved Sen. Ruth Johnson’s resolution to increase awareness of heart disease and stroke risks and recognize February as American Heart Month in Michigan. Senators and staff wore red in support of this effort as Johnson partnered with the American Heart Association for National Wear Red Day, which is Friday, Feb. 3. “Cardiovascular diseases are the number one killer

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