Senator Dan Lauwers' Press Releases
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, issued the following statement on Wednesday after Lansing Democrats voted to shift zoning decisions for solar and wind generation away from local governments and into the hands of unelected Lansing bureaucrats: “The ideological reasoning behind this radical push we hear from Democrats is that we need to save the environment and our planet. Do they honestly think
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, expressed his frustration after the Michigan Senate passed a number of proposals aimed at overhauling Michigan’s energy policy with overreaching green energy mandates: “The bills we voted on today were not the bills voted out of committee yesterday and far from the bills introduced months ago. The final product put in front of us came from partisan
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, issued the following statement in response to the Senate passing what he referred to as ‘Back-Alley Abortion Legislation,’ a Democrat-initiated effort that would exempt providers from critical health safeguards and regulations: “For years the mantra was ‘we need to increase access and protections, or women will be forced to rely on the black market’ for such procedures.
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, issued the following statement on Wednesday after the Senate Committee on Energy and Technology continued testimony on the proposals to overhaul Michigan’s energy policy with overreaching green energy mandates: “I served as chair of the Senate’s energy committee for four years, and in that time, held countless discussions on how we can improve our energy grid and
LANSING, Mich. — Senate Republican Leader Aric Nesbitt, R-Porter Township, on Thursday released the following statement as the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment considered a series of Democrat-sponsored bills designed to drastically change Michigan’s energy policy: “Radical ideology is no way to govern; this short-sighted push — now being unveiled in the Senate at the direction of our governor and other far-left Democrats — to
LANSING, Mich. — Earlier this year, state Sen. Dan Lauwers introduced legislation to expand the use of therapy dogs in Michigan courtrooms as a way to help victims of traumatic crimes during court proceedings. On Wednesday, the legislation received unanimous approval from the Michigan Senate, advancing the bill to the next phase in the legislative process. “Testifying in court in front of a group of strangers