State Rep. Julie Alexander, R-Hanover, today issued the following statement criticizing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new call for a sales tax suspension on school supplies after she previously vetoed three bipartisan tax relief plans passed by the Legislature:
“It’s impossible to take Gov. Whitmer’s supposed support for tax relief seriously. One after the other, she vetoed three tax relief plans — all of them bipartisan. I often hear from people in the Jackson community about the tough challenges of our economy, but the governor has shut down our efforts to secure relief for the taxpayers of Michigan.”
Alexander and her legislative colleagues earlier this year approved two different plans for income tax relief, with increased savings for seniors and families, as well as a plan to pause the state’s gas tax of 27 cents per gallon for six months. Whitmer vetoed all three, despite the bipartisan support they received in the Legislature.
State Rep. Julie Alexander and the Michigan House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a detailed plan to bring greater accountability and transparency to Michigan’s emergency powers.
The Senate Committee on Appropriations on Tuesday unanimously approved state Rep. Julie Alexander’s plan to allow retirees to resume work at Michigan prisons without suspending their retirement benefits.
Rep. Alexander talks about House passage Wednesday of the bulk of a 30-bill legislative package that requires notification by the executive to the Legislature when emergency powers are used, while also limiting the duration of the use of some of those powers. Rep. Alexander says the legislation helps bring the voices of experts across Michigan […]
The Senate Agriculture Committee today unanimously approved state Rep. Julie Alexander’s plan to support Michigan small businesses by offering new labeling and delivery options for cottage food products.