Senator Jon Bumstead's Press Releases

Sen. Bumstead welcomes Marine Helicopter Squadron One veteran to Capitol for Memorial Day ceremony

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-North Muskegon, on Thursday welcomed U.S. Marine Corps veteran Chief Warrant Officer 4 Thomas Drent of North Muskegon, to the state Capitol as his special guest for the Senate’s 29th Annual Memorial Day Service to honor Michigan’s fallen service members. Drent served from 1983 to 2007 and was assigned to Marine Helicopter Squadron One from 2005 to 2007. Marine Helicopter

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Bumstead urges lawmakers to ‘proceed with caution’ following May revenue estimates

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Appropriations Minority Vice Chair Jon Bumstead, R-North Muskegon, released 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: “This latest revenue estimate sends a serious message that lawmakers should proceed with caution as we finalize the state’s 2025 fiscal year budget over the next few weeks.

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Bumstead: State budget should prioritize Michiganders

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Appropriations Minority Vice Chair Jon Bumstead, R-North Muskegon, on Wednesday released the following statement after final passage of the fiscal year 2025 state budget bills in the Michigan Senate: “Crafting the state budget is a process, and we still have a lot of work ahead of us. I continue to have serious concerns about Democrats’ efforts to push forward with a $700

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Sen. Bumstead welcomes asparagus queen to Capitol

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jon Bumstead welcomed Asparagus Queen Emma Woller to the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday. “It was wonderful to meet Emma while she was in Lansing to help celebrate the rich heritage and importance of Michigan’s asparagus growers and their contributions to our state’s diverse and productive agriculture industry,” said Bumstead, R-North Muskegon. “Our state’s dedicated farmers are second to none, and their enduring

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Sen. Bumstead highlights Manistee, Benzie projects supported through natural resource funding

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Appropriations Minority Vice Chair Jon Bumstead on Thursday supported a Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) bill to invest $27.3 million in park and trail developments and public land acquisitions across Michigan, including two projects in Manistee and Benzie counties. “The Natural Resources Trust Fund is a great way to reinvest money into our state’s outdoor recreation opportunities without adding costs to taxpayers,”

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Bumstead celebrates Muskegon’s state football champions, NFL high school coach of the year

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jon Bumstead on Monday presented state tributes to the Muskegon High School football team in celebration of its 2023 MHSAA Division 2 state championship and to Big Reds football Head Coach Shane Fairfield in honor of his selection as the NFC recipient of the NFL’s 2023 Don Shula High School Coach of the Year Award. “This has been a wonderful year for

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