By: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel This week, Ford announced that it is pausing construction on its forthcoming Blue Oval plant in Marshall, Michigan—a project that has received more than $1.7 billion in state incentives. As part of its announcement, Ford stated that it is not confident in its ability to run the plant competitively. After […]
By: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel California and Texas: two states often seen as polar opposites, with one led by liberal Democrats and the other by conservative Republicans. While they may differ on many fronts, they share a commonality – both have made terrible energy policy choices resulting in increased monthly utility bills for residents and […]
By: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel The American Conservative Union last week released its 2022 state legislative scorecard, ranking me among the most conservative members of the Michigan House of Representatives and presented me the Award for Conservative Achievement. In 1971, the American Conservative Union Foundation launched its ratings of Congress to provide a comprehensive evaluation […]
Our state has seen a pattern of new laws and bills in the Legislature that strap unnecessary regulations on hard-working business owners and raise costs for working families. These actions absolutely have consequences and should serve as a real wake-up call. It’s well past time to prioritize issues that are going to help our state compete and ensure Michiganders can live, work, and raise their families here.
As the Legislature is set to being our fall session schedule, I wanted to lay out some of my priorities and potential legislation that may be coming down the pipeline that impacts the lives of Southwest Michigan residents. Protecting Michigan’s Energy Future I’ve written about this topic numerous times, but the decisions that will be […]
Thanks to the ROBIN grant, service providers will embark on a transformative journey to bring high-speed internet access to thousands of local households. The impact of this initiative goes beyond connecting residents, it will foster educational opportunities, promote economic growth, and enhance overall quality of life.
This week, Lansing Democrats and their allies in the environmental lobby held a press conference to promote their half-baked energy package. Their legislation as written would mandate Michigan derive 100% of its energy generation from renewable sources by 2035, banning natural gas, propane, biomass, landfill gas, and other commonsense low to no carbon sources.
By: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel We’re in full fair season, which means it’s my favorite time of the year! County youth fairs are much more than just an excuse to cheat on a diet and grab a corn dog, lemonade, and elephant ear. They’re the epitome of tradition, learning, and community bonding. Recently, Van Buren […]
State Rep. Pauline Wendzel has been appointed to serve on the Growing Michigan Together Council, a 28-member commission that will make recommendations on how Michigan can grow its population by 2050.
By: State Rep. Pauline Wendzel Earlier this year, the Legislature passed a law creating a population commission that will advise the governor on specific policies that Michigan can implement to help stem the tide of population loss and create a better environment that will grow our population. By law, one of the members of the […]
By: State Reps. Pauline Wendzel, Dave Prestin, Brian BeGole, Pat Outman, Kathy Schmaltz, Jaime Greene, Joseph Aragona This week, the Michigan Energy, Communications, and Technology Committee heard testimony on the most extreme energy policy proposal our members have ever seen while serving in the Legislature. Led by members of the Democratic leadership team, the half-baked […]
LANSING, MI – State Representative Pauline Wendzel has introduced legislation that will put Michigan at the forefront in the development and deployment of advanced small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs). “Michigan has always been a hub of technological innovation,” Rep. Wendzel said. “We currently have the chance to make history by successfully re-powering a non-operational nuclear […]
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