House Republican Leader Matt Hall, R-Richland Township, on Tuesday issued the following statement:
“Whether wildly wasting tax dollars or angling to axe relief for the people of Michigan, Gov. Whitmer refuses to stand with the hardworking taxpayers in our state. As she signed a secret spending plan worth more than a billion dollars of taxpayer money, the governor still wouldn’t commit to protect the automatic income tax cut that every Michigander should receive this year. Instead, Gov. Whitmer is plotting to pour money into a shady, unaccountable slush fund for large corporations and play accounting shell games to block income tax relief. The state government is growing like never before, and relief will make life more affordable for the people of Michigan. It would be completely disgraceful for the governor to raise taxes on everyday Michiganders and small businesses just so she can dole out cash to big businesses.”
“Gov. Whitmer and Democrats have hurt Michigan’s ability to compete to attract high-paying careers,” Hall said. Their pay cut plan has repealed our right-to-work law, forcing unionization on Michigan workers and taking the fruits of their labor.”
“Democrat leadership and their union boss friends even brought a COVID-positive legislator to session just to rush through their radical repeal of right-to-work and insulate it from the people’s right to block bad laws via referendum,” Hall said.
“I negotiated a bipartisan deal in good faith with Gov. Whitmer and Democrat leaders to protect Michigan small businesses from overzealous state tax bureaucrats,” Hall said. “But now that Democrats got the Republican votes they needed, Democrats are infighting and killing good policy that would help local job providers.”
House Republican Leader Matt Hall, R-Richland Township, on Tuesday issued the following statement after House Democrats passed legislation to repeal Michigan’s right-to-work law, forcing workers to pay union dues, and another bill to reinstate prevailing wage requirements that increase the cost of government construction projects:
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