State Rep. Brian BeGole, of Antrim Township, issued the following statement after a Democrat legislator voted at the state Capitol in Lansing last week after testing positive for COVID-19. According to reports, the arrangement was approved despite state House isolation protocols which follow CDC guidance and instruct those who test positive for COVID-19 to remain at home for at least five days:
“I can’t help but think of all the local small-business owners and job providers throughout Michigan who were brought to their knees during the pandemic. They were told during COVID-19 to abide by the rules or face fines and license revocation. The hypocrisy of this is incredible, but certainly not surprising. We have seen many other examples.
“Democrats have sent a terrible message to people who were scared of losing their livelihoods and faced burdensome government shutdown orders. The spin and tired excuses about why these situations should be treated differently are unacceptable.”
State Rep. Brian BeGole will host a non-partisan, informational town hall meeting on recent changes to state law related to firearms. The meeting will take place Monday, May 15 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Shiawassee Conservation Association, located at 4247 N. M-52 in Owosso. The event will cover storage requirements, universal background checks and red […]
State Rep. Brian BeGole, of Antrim Township, today stood up for law-abiding gun owners by voting against advancing “red flag” legislation that curtails rights and endangers law enforcement. House Bills 4145-48 and Senate Bill 83 establish Extreme Risk Protection Orders that skirt due process and give courts broad discretion to confiscate someone’s firearms if they’re […]
State Rep. Brian BeGole this week voted against a measure that disregards a vital election security measure that Michigan voters were led to believe would be adopted as part of the reforms in Proposal 2 of 2022. Last November, Michigan voters adopted Proposal 2 and added language to the state Constitution that guarantees military and […]
State Rep. Brian BeGole, of Antrim Township, today voiced strong opposition against Democrat-driven legislation that diminishes the voices of state voters. House Bill 4156 would enter Michigan into the National Popular Vote compact with 15 other states and the District of Columbia. This awards all of Michigan’s electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins […]
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