State Rep. Sarah Lightner of Springport will assume caucus whip responsibilities next year after Republican legislators today selected her to the position for the 2023-24 legislative term.
“I’m honored my colleagues continue to place their trust in me to be part of the House Republican leadership team,” Lightner said. “I remain committed to representing our community’s values and will always fight for solutions to our most pressing challenges.”
As whip, Lightner will keep colleagues in tune with important issues and decisions coming up on the House floor. She will also serve as a liaison between caucus leaders and other members, tracking votes and assisting legislators with policy-related questions.
Lightner currently serves as associate speaker pro tempore. She is also a member of the House Appropriations Committee. Committee assignments for the next session have not yet been assigned.
State Rep. Sarah Lightner, R-Springport, will hold office hours next month in Spring Arbor Township and Albion. Local office hours are an opportunity for residents to meet face-to-face with Lightner to share their thoughts, questions, and concerns. The meetings are open to the public, and no appointment is necessary to attend. Lightner will be available […]
State Rep. Sarah Lightner today introduced a plan to ensure Michigan youth who end up in the juvenile justice system have access to proper legal representation, even when they cannot afford it. Lightner, who served on the Michigan Task Force on Juvenile Justice Reform, said the measures she introduced today are part of a 20-bill, […]
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State Rep. Sarah Lightner, the ranking Republican member of the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after budget votes in the House: “After years of smart financial planning, our state went into 2023 with a historic budget surplus. Heading into the budget process, I was optimistic about the opportunity to address many of […]
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