The Michigan Senate has voted against raising taxes in Michigan. Considering we already have the 5th highest gas tax in the nation, this was an excellent decision. Write your senator now and say “thank yo ...
Lansing, Mich.– Americans for Prosperity-Michigan today slammed a road-funding plan unveiled by House Democrats as a return to the failed policies of the Granholm era. The grassroots free-market group, which has engaged its activists in the road funding debate, said tax hikes on job creators will lead to economic stagnation. “Raising taxes on job creators […]
I am writing in opposition to the gas tax hike contained in the S-1 substitutes adopted by the Senate for HB 4615 and HB 4616. These bills represent a huge tax hike that Michigan families can ill afford. The income tax rate reduction triggers contained in the S-1 substitute for SB 414 are commendable; however, tying a definite, immediate gas tax hike to a potential, future reduction in the income tax rate doesn’t pass muster as a meaningful offset of the new tax revenue generated by this package of bills.
On behalf of more than 100,000 Americans for Prosperity activists across Michigan, I write in strong support of Senate Bills 1, 2, and 3, which would repeal the state’s outdated and costly “prevailing wage” statute. Simply put, these bills represent an enormous opportunity for the Michigan legislature to protect taxpayers, control government spending, and strengthen a fair and free market in our state.
Rather than eliminating energy choice, Michigan should be expanding it, creating more competition, which results in lower prices and better value for consumers.
HB 4122 sponsored by Rep. Dan Lauwers (R-Brockway), which would sunset Michigan’s film subsidy program. Particularly in light of other state funding priorities, this program simply does not make good use of hard-earned tax dollars. It’s Batman vs. Superman versus road repairs, income tax relief, or any number of other priorities for Michigan families and businesses.