State Rep. Sarah Lightner, Republican vice chair of the House Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement after estimates from the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference indicate revenue is up another $1.2 billion – a development that will trigger a rollback of the state income tax rate for the 2023 tax year:
“Practical policies put in place by legislative Republicans – and the economic growth our state has experienced as a result – are going to result in an income tax decrease for every single Michigan taxpayer.
“Despite repeated vetoes from the governor, prudent Republicans had the forethought to put in a trigger that rolls the income tax back if state revenues increase dramatically. Short of changing the law, there’s nothing that can be done to stop it – Michiganders will get the tax relief they’ve been waiting far too long to receive.”
Heavy-handed policy also strips local control of wind, solar projects State Rep. Sarah Lightner continues to oppose a partisan plan to radically alter Michigan’s energy policy, voicing concerns that the new mandates will burden Michigan families with electricity that is more expensive and less reliable. Lightner, R-Springport, said the plan calls for utilities to have […]
State Reps. Sarah Lightner, Ann Bollin and Angela Witwer this week introduced a bipartisan plan to protect Michiganders from deadly drugs by cracking down on heroin and fentanyl dealers in the state. House Bills 5124-26 would revise sentencing requirements for various narcotic drug crimes. The package includes a reclassification that would allow stricter sentencing recommendations […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner, R-Springport, today led the House in approving a plan to improve public safety by providing better outcomes for young people who enter Michigan’s criminal justice system. The comprehensive bipartisan and bicameral package implements many of the recommendations brought forward by the Michigan Task Force on Juvenile Justice Reform, which Lightner served […]
State Reps. Sarah Lightner and Ann Bollin are spearheading a plan to protect the interests of Michigan taxpayers if Ford doesn’t follow through on plans to build an EV battery plant in the Marshall area.