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.”
State Rep. Sarah Lightner, R-Springport, will hold office hours next month in Spring Arbor Township and Albion. Local office hours are an opportunity for residents to meet face-to-face with Lightner to share their thoughts, questions, and concerns. The meetings are open to the public, and no appointment is necessary to attend. Lightner will be available […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner today introduced a plan to ensure Michigan youth who end up in the juvenile justice system have access to proper legal representation, even when they cannot afford it. Lightner, who served on the Michigan Task Force on Juvenile Justice Reform, said the measures she introduced today are part of a 20-bill, […]
“All of the evidence points to future state revenue falling, but the Democrat majority is spending money like they have it to burn. The budget proposals they have brought forward so far are simply unsustainable, and the projections we received today confirm that.
State Rep. Sarah Lightner, the ranking Republican member of the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after budget votes in the House: “After years of smart financial planning, our state went into 2023 with a historic budget surplus. Heading into the budget process, I was optimistic about the opportunity to address many of […]
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