State Rep. Rodney Wakeman is joined by representatives from the Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs his measure allowing swim-up bars in Michigan. House Bills 5983-84, now Public Acts 99 and 100 of 2022, allow businesses to operate swim-up bars while following certain safety guidelines. From left: Chris Fisher from Midwest Strategy Group; Rep. Wakeman’s Legislative Director Samantha Gibson; Rep. Wakeman; Gov. Whitmer; Michael Keller Zehnder, general manager of the Bavarian Inn Lodge; Martha Zehnder Kaczynski, vice president of Bavarian Inn and her spouse John Kaczynski.
State Rep. Rodney Wakeman this morning voted for a state budget plan that prioritizes the everyday needs of students, families and communities while leaving room for billions of dollars in potential tax relief to help address inflation.