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 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, 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 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.
State Rep. Sarah Lightner today issued the following statement after Ford confirmed it is pausing construction of its forthcoming Blue Oval plant in Marshall, a project receiving more than $1.7 billion in state incentives. The company said it is not confident in its ability to run the plant competitively: “Gov. Whitmer threw $1.7 billion in […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner today sent a letter to the Michigan Auditor General requesting a thorough review of inexcusable staffing shortages and alleged violations of federal and state labor regulations within the Michigan Department of Corrections.
Program helps Michigan farmers whose livestock is threatened by wolves State Reps. Sarah Lightner and Rep. Amos O’Neal today called upon Michigan’s Congressional delegation to fully fund a grant program that helps compensate farmers whose livestock are killed by gray wolves and other predatory animals protected by the federal government. Lightner, R-Springport, and O’Neal, D-Saginaw, […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner, R-Springport, today invited residents to attend her upcoming office hours in Homer. 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 Monday, […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner on Friday said a Tekonsha-area bridge critically in need of repair will soon be replaced, thanks to funding included in the 2023-24 state budget recently approved by the Legislature.
State Rep. Sarah Lightner, the ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement in support of the 2023-24 state budget: “Chair Witwer and I worked well together, and you see many of the priorities of my caucus reflected in these bills. “One area where this budget shines is in its commitment […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner this week stood up for local parents by voting against a partisan plan that gives union bosses extensive control over the education of Michigan children. Lightner, R-Springport, said House Bills 4354-57 make changes that will erode accountability in schools, spurn highly qualified teachers in favor of those with seniority, and make […]
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 […]
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N-894 House Office Building
Lansing, MI 48933
N-894 House Office Building
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Lansing, MI 48909
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