As inflation, shortages and supply chain disruptions send costs for working families soaring, state Rep. Michele Hoitenga today criticized Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for failing to put forth comprehensive tax relief ideas in her annual State of the State address.
State Rep. Mark Tisdel of Rochester Hills, a member of the House Health Policy Committee, today issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called for reduced insulin costs in her State of the State address:
Rep. Beson says while the Governor claimed credit for afflicted business relief in Wednesday’s State of the State Address, she also vetoed similar relief in legislation he sponsored a year ago. Rep. Beson adds that retirement tax reform in Michigan is a matter of fairness.
Rep. Albert, the Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, responding to the Governor’s State of the State Address, says tax revenues in Michigan are running so high that tax relief for Michigan families is necessary, and that the relief will be sustainable.
Rep. Bellino says he is pleased the Governor discussed tax relief for seniors in Wednesday’s State of the State Address, adding that he has legislation restoring the pre-2012 senior tax system for more than a year. That legislation, HB 4002, is currently pending in the Michigan House.
Rep. Wakeman talks about House passage Wednesday of legislation to ensure hundreds of thousands of recipients of an emergency federal unemployment program do not have to repay money due to a government error on the program application, while also creating an independent ombudsman within the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency.
State Rep. Julie Alexander today said a plan she and the Michigan House of Representatives approved to reform the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) is a response to concerns that Michigan residents have raised about the agency’s effectiveness.
“Too many Michigan residents lay awake at night praying they will be able to afford to pay for their life-saving medicine and still put food on the table. Lowering the cost of prescription drugs has long been a priority of mine because it will relieve that pressure and help make life more affordable for every single Michigan family.
House Tax Policy Committee Chairman Matt Hall, of Marshall, today said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer failed to put forth impactful plans to meet the needs of hard-working people and families during her annual State of the State address.
Rep. Glenn says she is pleased to hear the Governor use the State of the State Address as a platform to finally call for tax relief for seniors, saying all retirees in Michigan need relief.
Rep. Whiteford, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Health and Human Services, talks about Wednesday’s subcommittee meeting that focused on housing options for individuals who have been victims of human trafficking. Rep. Whiteford says the question of what is next for human trafficking victims is important and that the panel […]
Rep. Damoose talks about House passage Wednesday of his HB 5265, which ensures hundreds of thousands of recipients of an emergency federal unemployment program do not have to repay money due to a government error on the program application.