Rep. Greg VanWoerkom issued the following statement today after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer rejected a Muskegon County casino project backed by the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians:
“I am deeply disappointed in the governor’s decision. The project has broad support throughout the region and would have further made Muskegon County a destination while creating thousands of local jobs boosting economic growth. It is a missed opportunity that hurts our community and state.
“The federal government approved this project, and the state should approve it as well. The due diligence was completed and no more questions needed to be answered.”
Rep. Greg VanWoerkom’s plan to provide crucial tax cuts for small businesses throughout Michigan is now state law.
House Bill 4054, now Public Act 30 of 2023, amends the state tax code to clarify that equipment used for industrial processing to produce aggregate materials such as gravel, sand, recycled concrete and other critical construction materials is exempt from sales and use tax.
Rep. VanWoerkom reacts after Attorney General stated that Michigan’s income tax rollback would be temporary, despite its original purpose as written by legislators to be permanent. Her opinion contradicts legal experts, fiscal analysts, and legislative counsel.
If signed into law, the $2.3 million Rosy Mound acquisition would procure 127 acres of dunes northeast of the Rosy Mound Natural Area for the creation of a 291-acre park on Lake Michigan that would include lake and dune views, forested trails, and 3,160 feet of natural beach.
Commonsense changes will make Michigan a better place for business The Michigan House approved a bipartisan-supported plan Thursday to improve Michigan’s tax codes that was spearheaded by state Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, Republican vice chair of the House Tax Policy Committee. The plan makes necessary clarifications to inconsistent sales and use tax laws that have proved […]
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