Rep. Shane Hernandez – chair of the Michigan House Appropriations Committee – today led legislative approval of a new state budget overcoming the financial challenges posed by COVID-19.
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Stamas, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Shane Hernandez and State Budget Director Chris Kolb on Monday announced they have reached agreement on the spending parameters for the state’s fiscal year 2021 budget.
LANSING, Mich. — Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Stamas, House Appropriations Chair Shane Hernandez and State Budget Director Chris Kolb on Tuesday announced they have reached an agreement on the details of a plan to balance the fiscal year 2020 state budget. “Every budget is a statement of priorities,” said Stamas, R-Midland. “In the face […]
Rep. Shane Hernandez – chair of the Michigan House Appropriations Committee – tonight issued a statement after legislative leaders and the governor’s administration reached an agreement regarding the current fiscal year: “I am encouraged by this positive step toward resolving our state budget challenges for the current fiscal year. “We are not sitting back and […]
The Michigan House, led by Appropriations Chair Shane Hernandez, today approved federal funding to help the state bounce back from COVID-19. The $880 million included in the measure will assist small businesses restarting after the COVID-19 shutdown and provide relief for front-line workers. The legislation also supports families across the state – from food banks […]
Rep. Shane Hernandez – chair of the Michigan House Appropriations Committee – today led the panel’s approval of federal funding to help the state rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. The support will help Michigan residents get the unemployment benefits they are counting on, assist small businesses restarting after the COVID-19 shutdown, and provide relief for […]
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Stamas and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Shane Hernandez on Thursday called on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to begin working with legislative leaders to balance the current state budget. “The presence of COVID-19 in Michigan and the governor’s stay-at-home order have had a dramatic negative impact on revenues for our current budget […]
Rep. Shane Hernandez – chair of the Michigan House Appropriations Committee – today issued a statement about the state budget and interaction with the governor’s office: “At a time when the relationship between the governor and Legislature is critical due to the looming budget crisis, the governor has continued to damage her credibility with the […]
Rep. Shane Hernandez today requested that a special legislative committee help ‘get to the truth’ of the Whitmer administration’s awarding of COVID-19 contracts to Democratic campaign operatives. Hernandez, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, referred documentation he gathered in the case to the new Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hernandez said he has […]
Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron today voted for a plan to end the governor’s unilateral control during the COVID-19 response and restore the balance of powers between the branches of Michigan’s state government. Hernandez said he and other members of the Legislature have heard countless complaints about many of the governor’s decisions in the […]
Bipartisan House-Senate committee promotes accountability in state response Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron today supported the creation of a new committee within the Michigan Legislature that will ensure accountability and oversight of state government’s response to COVID-19. The Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic will include a total of 10 members from the […]
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