“Michigan families are tired of shelling out for high electric bills and being rewarded with power outages every time it storms. That’s the problem I’m focused on solving,” said Outman, R-Six Lakes, a member of the House Energy, Communications and Technology Committee. “The Democrats in control have another agenda. They’re pushing extreme mandates that cater to the environmental lobby while sticking residents with even higher costs for less reliability.”
The governor plans to give state government the power to permit solar projects by shifting control away from local government.
“Large-scale solar projects could have significant ramifications in some communities. Local officials know what’s best in their unique corners of the state,” Outman said. “The governor should respect their roles and stay out of community-level issues. My Republican colleagues are digging in our heels when it comes to maintaining local control.”
Legislator: Plan full of political pet projects leaves students in the dust State Rep. Pat Outman today expressed his disappointment with the School Aid budget that was signed into law Thursday, citing wasteful and ineffective spending that disserves students. The governor today signed Senate Bill 173 — legislative Democrats’ $24.3 billion education budget that underinvests […]
Lansing Democrats are growing government with a bloated and unsustainable spending plan that prioritizes wasteful political spending while failing to address some of the biggest concerns of Michigan families. I want to tell you about why I voted no on this frivolous plan.
House Bills 4616-17 Conversion Therapy These bills would prohibit a mental health professional from engaging in certain talk therapy with a minor. They would also ban any practice or treatment by licensed mental health professionals that seek counsel for individuals that are exploring changing sexual orientation or gender identity. Why I voted no: These bills provide for […]
Rep. Outman voted in opposition to the state budget proposal brought forth by House Democrats in majority on Wednesday. The representative criticized the plan’s out-of-control measures that churn through taxpayer dollars while requiring little-to-no transparency and accountability.
“Delivery and installation are services – not products. They shouldn’t be subject to sales and use tax. No longer will the Department of Treasury be able to use this part of the tax code to impede on the success of Michigan’s small businesses.”
State Rep. Pat Outman today expressed his gratitude to the Xavier DeGroat Autism Foundation for selecting him as its legislator of the year. The organization stated that Rep. Outman was selected because of his efforts to support autism awareness and his commitment to making Michigan a more inclusive environment for those with autism.
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