Senator Lana Theis' Press Releases

Theis opposes vote to remove local control from wind, solar projects

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, released the following statement on Wednesday after the Democrat-led Senate voted to shift local decision-making regarding solar and wind farms to state bureaucrats: “It is clear that Democrats in Lansing will stop at nothing to realize their dream of a green energy future, no matter how bad the outcome will be for ordinary Michiganders. The Senate recently jammed

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Grants available for municipalities struggling financially

LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Lana Theis on Thursday said the Michigan Department of Treasury is offering grants for cities, villages, and townships that are struggling financially to help fund special projects and free up revenues for important local services. “Virtually no one has been immune to the effects of high inflation,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “Everything is more expensive and local governments are feeling the impact

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Theis: Report shows Gotion parent company employs nearly 1,000 CCP members

LANSING, Mich. — The China-based parent company of Gotion Inc., the subsidiary receiving hundreds of millions of Michigan tax dollars and incentives to construct an electric vehicle battery plant near Big Rapids, self-reported employing 923 members of the Chinese Communist Party, including the CEO. Sen. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, has adamantly opposed the project, which is set to receive $872 million in state and local incentives. The senator

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Theis welcomes 22nd District veterans to state Capitol

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, welcomed 22nd District residents Armando and Terri Ramos to the Capitol as her guests for the Michigan Senate’s 28th Annual Memorial Day Service on Thursday. Petty Officer 3rd Class Armando Ramos is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served for five years. Senior Airman Terri Ramos served six years in the U.S. Air Force. The two

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Senate adopts Theis resolution recognizing Police Week

LANSING, Mich. – The state Senate on Thursday adopted a resolution sponsored by Sen. Lana Theis recognizing May 14-20 as Police Week in Michigan. “Our law enforcement community has never been more important, yet more and more they are facing challenges — not the least of which being more crime — that make their jobs increasingly difficult,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “At a time when our communities

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Republican senators introduce legislation to help residents better defend themselves

LANSING, Mich. — Forthcoming legislation in the state Senate would allow law-abiding adults to carry firearms without a license. “Danger can strike at any moment,” said Sen. Lana Theis, R-Brighton. “Now, more than ever, it is essential that law-abiding citizens be prepared to protect themselves and their families. With crime and lawlessness on the rise, residents shouldn’t have to ask permission to better defend themselves.” According

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