Senator Lana Theis' Press Releases

Theis extends perfect voting record to six years

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Lana Theis did not miss any of the 494 record roll call votes held in the Senate last year. “Michiganders expect, and deserve, their elected officials to not only show up, but to do the jobs they were sent to do,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “I take my job seriously and am proud to represent the people of the 22nd District at

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Theis statement on schools’ return to remote learning

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Lana Theis, R-Brighton, who chairs the Education and Career Readiness Committee, issued the following statement on Tuesday, in response to reports that some Michigan schools are returning to remote learning because of the Omicron variant of COVID-19: “Throughout this pandemic, children have been subjected to the harshest restrictions, despite being the lowest-risk demographic. “The inconsistency goes against everything we know works

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Theis co-sponsors major tax cut plan for Michiganders

LANSING, Mich. — Legislation recently co-sponsored by Sen. Lana Theis would give tax breaks to Michigan families, workers and job providers. “At a time when many Michigan residents have had to deal with significant economic hardships, largely caused by the Whitmer administration’s response to the coronavirus, the state has been raking in money hand over fist,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “While government continues to expand and spend

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Theis bill bans ‘targeted abortions’

LANSING, Mich. — Abortions ending the lives of unborn children because of inherent characteristics, such as a fetal disability or not being parents’ preferred gender, would be banned in Michigan under new legislation introduced by Sen. Lana Theis on Wednesday. “Too many American children are tragically killed in their mothers’ wombs for predisposed reasons, halting lives and stunting futures without even giving them a chance,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “These seek-and-destroy abortions are responsible

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Theis calls on state’s school boards to respect parents, students on COVID-19 vaccines

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Education and Career Readiness Committee Chairwoman Sen. Lana Theis on Monday called on Michigan’s school boards to approve resolutions concerning COVID-19 vaccines at schools. “No student should ever be denied an education because of some arbitrary government vaccine policy,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “If a family decides that a student will not be receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, that child should be guaranteed an

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Theis calls for audits of state’s nursing homes, long-term care facilities

LANSING, Mich. — In a letter submitted to state Auditor General Doug Ringler on Wednesday, Sen. Lana Theis requested a series of audits be conducted within the state’s nursing homes and long-term care facilities to comprehensively review facilities’ inspections during and after COVID-19 lockdowns. The request was prompted by the recent death of a resident of an adult foster care facility in Oceola Township — an

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