Senator Jon Bumstead's Press Releases

Bumstead issues statement after Senate Dems ignore input from disabled veterans

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-North Muskegon, on Tuesday issued the following statement after Senate Democrats introduced copies of his legislation to reform Michigan’s property tax exemption for 100% disabled veterans: “Last week, Sens. Kevin Hertel and Sam Singh introduced Senate Bills 454 and 455, which would amend the current process for how 100% disabled veterans file for a property tax exemption with their local

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Bumstead celebrates funding for 32nd District projects

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Jon Bumstead applauded funding secured for several projects located throughout the 32nd Senate District as part of the state’s fiscal year 2024 general omnibus budget. “From housing and public safety to infrastructure and recreation, these local projects are important to the quality of life for many residents across the 32nd District. I am happy we were able to responsibly support a

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Bumstead highlights GOP victories in FY 2024 state budget

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Appropriations Minority Vice Chair Jon Bumstead highlighted several conservative budgetary victories on Wednesday after voting to send the state’s fiscal year 2024 spending plan — House Bill 4437, the general omnibus budget, and Senate Bill 173, the education omnibus budget — on to the governor for her signature. “Budgets are statements of priorities, and it is important that the state budget reflects

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Bumstead welcomes Iraq, Afghanistan veteran to Capitol for Senate’s Memorial Day service

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-North Muskegon, on Thursday welcomed retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Justin Sedelmaier to the Capitol as his special guest for the Senate’s annual Memorial Day ceremony to honor Michigan’s fallen military service members. Sedelmaier served from 2007 to 2015, including combat deployments to Iraq’s Al Anbar Province from 2008 to 2009 and Afghanistan’s Helmand Province in 2010.

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Sen. Bumstead: ‘Legislature must prioritize the needs of struggling Michigan taxpayers and budget responsibly’

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 May Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference: “Today’s report should serve as a sobering warning against reckless spending in Lansing. As the economy cools off and record inflation continues to eat away at household incomes,

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Bumstead: EGLE budget should benefit all Michiganders

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Appropriations Minority Vice Chair Jon Bumstead on Thursday reiterated his insistence that the state’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) budget for fiscal year 2024 responsibly invest in efforts to protect resources and serve all Michiganders. “I have some serious concerns about the partisan departmental budgets recently passed by the majority,” said Bumstead, R-North Muskegon. “Michigan taxpayers cannot afford unsustainable

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