State Rep. Cam Cavitt will provide people across Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, Presque Isle, Oscoda and Cheboygan counties a seat at the table when key legislation is discussed in the Michigan Legislature as House committee assignments were recently announced for the 2023-24 term.
Rep. Cavitt will serve on the influential House Appropriations Committee, which controls the state budget process. Cavitt was appointed Republican Vice Chair of the Military, Veterans Affairs and State Police appropriations subcommittee, and will also serve on the following subcommittees: Environment and Great Lakes, Judiciary, and School Aid. While many Republican legislators were only given one or two committee assignments, Cavitt has been given four, including one as Republican vice chair, meaning those in his district will have a louder voice in Lansing.
“This is a vital position to be in, as it will allow folks from Northern Michigan to have their voices and concerns heard loud and clear,” said Cavitt, of Cheboygan. “The responsible use of taxpayer dollars is critical. I am dedicated to ensuring efficient and effective spending by the state that doesn’t take money away from hardworking Michiganders while crippling future generations with debt.”
“MPSC made the right call today, but it doesn’t excuse the overzealous effort to delay and kill the Enbridge proposal,” said Cavitt, R-Cheboygan. “The operation of Line 5 is essential. Enbridge is one the largest taxpayers in Cheboygan County. Without Line 5 tax revenue, entire school districts would be forced to close.”
“When they’re in the freezer, all deer look the same,” said Cavitt, R-Cheboygan. “Hunting is about more than finding the biggest buck. Michigan has too many deer. We hunters need to step up and look past trophy bucks to help manage the population.”
“MPSC made the right call today, but it doesn’t excuse the overzealous effort to delay and kill the Enbridge proposal,” said Cavitt, R-Cheboygan. “The operation of Line 5 is essential. The pipeline supplies more than half the propane used in Michigan. Enbridge is one the largest taxpayers in Cheboygan County. Without Line 5 tax revenue, entire school districts would be forced to close.”
“Michigan residents deserve more than what Democrats delivered in their financial disclosure package. I voted yes because the legislation is a step in the right direction. I’m just disappointed the step had to be so small. Transparency is important to me and every other Michigan resident. Forcing a 3 a.m. vote was irresponsible and exactly what we’re trying to get rid of.”