Senator Jon Bumstead's Press Releases

Sen. Bumstead comments on 2023 State of the State address

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-North Muskegon, issued the following statements on Wednesday in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023 State of the State address: “I appreciated the governor returning to the Capitol for her speech this evening and hearing her thoughts on many of the important issues directly impacting the people of our state. I look forward to working with her where there is common

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Income tax rollback projected, Sen. Bumstead issues statement on state’s economic outlook

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Appropriations Minority Vice Chair Jon Bumstead, R-North Muskegon, made the following statement after state fiscal and economic leaders made their economic and state tax revenue projections during Friday’s annual January Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference: “Today’s report reminds us that the state continues to operate with historic levels of projected budget surplus while the people of Michigan continue to struggle from record inflation

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Bumstead applauds $60M transfer for Muskegon County wastewater project

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Jon Bumstead celebrated a $60 million legislative transfer from the SOAR fund for the Southeast Regional Force Main project in Muskegon County that was approved by the House Appropriations Committee in the final hours of the 101st Legislature on Wednesday evening. The project will benefit the city of Coopersville, Polkton Township, Ravenna Township, and the village of Ravenna, providing wastewater transport

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Bumstead’s veteran property tax exemption bills pass Senate

LANSING, Mich. — The Senate on Tuesday approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Jon Bumstead that would provide municipalities financial relief for providing military veterans’ property tax credits, while ensuring eligible veterans continue to receive the tax relief through the current process. “This is an important reform that protects the property tax relief of 100% disabled veterans and the process they use to get relief, while also

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Bumstead applauds approval of $60M water treatment grant for Muskegon County

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Strategic Fund Board on Wednesday approved a $60 million Strategic Site Readiness Program performance-based grant for the Southeast Regional Force Main project in Muskegon County. The project will benefit the city of Coopersville, Polkton Township, Ravenna Township and the village of Ravenna, providing wastewater transport and disposal services for agriculture businesses in the region to provide increased wastewater removal capacity. “For

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Bumstead attends groundbreaking at Muskegon Heights affordable housing development

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Jon Bumstead on Monday attended a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of a new affordable housing development in Muskegon Heights. “This is an exciting day for Muskegon Heights, to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new, affordable housing development for the first time in many years,” said Bumstead, R-North Muskegon. “This ceremony was the culmination of years of planning and hard work

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