Michigan Senate Republicans


Senator Thomas A. Albert

Sen. Albert: Democrats’ energy plan will take away farmland and our heritage

Sen. Thomas Albert explains why he voted against legislation that will allow the unelected Michigan Public Service Commission to overrule local communities opposed to large-scale wind and solar projects. (Nov. 8, 2023)

Senator Joseph Bellino

Sen. Bellino: Now Is Not the Time for a Vacation

Democrats have paid off union bosses, corporate CEO’s, gave a lot of money to a company connected with the Chinese Communist Party, but Michigan workers and their families have nothing to show for it but higher taxes and higher energy rates. In his no vote explanation, Senator Joe Bellino criticizes the Democrats for adjourning early, taking a 62-day taxpayer-funded vacation while families are still struggling. (November 9, 2023)

Senator Jon Bumstead

Sen. Bumstead: Gotion Questions Remain Unanswered

Senator Jon Bumstead joined The Big Money Show on Fox Business to discuss the questions surrounding the Gotion project after Democrats voted to spend $175 million in taxpayer funds on the Chinese-backed EV battery plant.

Senator Kevin Daley

Sen. Daley: What incentive is there for our loved ones to move back to Michigan?

In his no vote explanation for the Senate’s earliest adjournment since 1967, Senator Kevin Daley criticizes the Democrats policies for making Michigan an enemy of business and industry, hurting our state and our people. (November 9, 2023)

Senator John Damoose

Sen. Damoose: Newest effort in extreme energy reforms strip local government authority

In his no vote explanation for House Bill 5120, Senator John Damoose condemns the proposal that strips local decision-making and hands authority over large-scale wind and solar facilities to the Michigan Public Service Commission. (November 8, 2023)

Senator Roger Hauck

Sen. Hauck: No Vote Explanation for SB34

As a former union leader, Senator Roger Hauck explains why his is voting no on Senate Bill 34 and the importance of preserving Right-to-Work for Michigan workers. (March 14, 2023)

Senator Michele Hoitenga

Sen. Hoitenga Stands Up for Women and Mothers

Senator Michele Hoitenga speaks in support of her amendment to Senate Bill 351, which simply specifies that this legislation related to producing breast milk respectfully applies to women. (October 18, 2023)

Senator Mark Huizenga

Sen. Huizenga: Happy Thanksgiving!

Senator Mark Huizenga wishes everyone in the 30th Senate District a happy Thanksgiving, and extends special thanks to members of our armed forces and first responders for their courage sacrifice.

Senator Ruth Johnson

Sen. Johnson Gives the Invocation (October 19, 2023)

Senator Ruth Johnson gives the invocation at the beginning of session on October 19, 2023, asking for wisdom, hope, courage and love to guide the legislature’s work on behalf of the people of Michigan.

Senator Dan Lauwers

Sen. Lauwers Celebrates "March is Reading Month" 2023

Senator Dan Lauwers celebrates “March is Reading Month” by reading from “Sleep Tight Farm,” by Eugenie Doyle.

Senator Jonathan Lindsey

Sen. Lindsey: We can't tax our way into prosperity

Senator Jonathan Lindsey criticizes the recommendations of Governor Whitmer’s population growth council, and stresses the importance of bipartisan, comprehensive, real world solutions to enable future generations to stay and prosper in Michigan. (November 9, 2023)

Senator Ed McBroom

Sen. McBroom: Michigan’s Green New Deal Strips Away Local Control, Hurts Farms

In his no vote explanation for House Bill 5120, Senator Ed McBroom criticizes the green energy legislation for usurping local control and undermining Michigan’s agricultural industry. (November 8, 2023)

Senator Aric Nesbitt

Sen. Nesbitt: Destructive Ten Months Under Lansing Democrat Majority

“As Lansing Democrats look to scurry out of town early this year, it is truly frightening to think what has transpired in this chamber the past ten months.” Senate Republican Leader Aric Nesbitt condemns the Democrats’ disastrous partisan agenda and the chilling effect they’ve had on Michigan families, farmers, seniors and small business owners. (October 31, 2023)

Senator Rick Outman

Sen. Outman: Energy Siting Bill A Slap In the Face of Rural Michiganders

In his no vote explanation for House Bill 5120, Sen. Rick Outman criticizes the Democrats for casting aside local control to advance their green energy agenda at the expense of rural communities. (November 8, 2023)

Senator Jim Runstead

Sen. Runestad: Lack of Transparency Drives People of Michigan Nuts

In a statement, Senator Jim Runestad criticized the financial disclosure bills that implement Proposal 1 as a toothless failure that doesn’t fulfill the will of Michigan voters. Recent examples of corruption and conflicts of interest highlight the urgent need for real transparency reform. (November 2, 2023)

Senator Lana Theis

Sen. Theis Speaks in Support of Her Amendment to SB 195

Senator Lana Theis speaks in support of her amendment to Senate Bill 195, which would require Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to detail each of the policy changes related to nursing homes the department has made in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. (May 9, 2023)

Senator Roger Victory

Sen. Victory honors 2022 Flag Day

Michigan State Senator Roger Victory honors 2022 Flag Day.

Senator Michael Webber

Sen. Webber Welcomes Guests in Honor of Diwali

Senator Michael Webber welcomes Indian-American guests from Troy and communities of Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties to the State Senate to observe the passage of Senate Resolution 79, recognizing November 12 as the beginning of Diwali in the state of Michigan. (November 1, 2023)

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