Senator Jonathan Lindsey's Press Releases

Lindsey supports plan to strengthen education standards, improve outcomes

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jonathan Lindsey voiced his support for a recently introduced legislative package aimed at improving educational results in Michigan’s K-12 schools. “The time spent inside of a public school spans some of a child’s most formative years and is when some of the most meaningful growth takes place,” said Lindsey, R-Allen. “The policies enacted by the Democrat majority last year took away critical

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Lindsey, Theis request MEDC halt Gotion battery payments after national security warnings

LANSING, Mich. — Sens. Jonathan Lindsey and Lana Theis penned a letter to Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Director Quentin Messer requesting the state suspend any payments to the Gotion battery plant in light of recent national security concerns from current and former federal officials. The letter also asks that the state recoup any funds distributed thus far. “National security experts from both sides of the

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Lindsey supports calls for probe into Chinese companies involved in Michigan battery plant

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jonathan Lindsey renewed previous calls for a thorough investigation into Chinese involvement in the planned Ford Motor Co. battery plant in Marshall. “From day one, I pointed to national security concerns surrounding this project, and legislative leadership time and time again ignored the calls from lawmakers, private citizens and national security officials,” said Lindsey, R-Allen. “The Democratic leadership in the Michigan Legislature

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Lindsey: Gov. Whitmer’s speech a stark contrast from the reality facing Michigan families

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jonathan Lindsey, R-Allen, issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered the 2024 State of the State address: “The central problem with the governor’s State of the State address is that she is in denial of reality. “Shameless in her dishonesty to a level only acceptable in politics, she continues to ‘take credit’ for policies that are destroying our great state,

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Lindsey disappointed, not surprised with taskforce recommendations

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jonathan Lindsey, R-Allen, on Thursday issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s population council announced its recommendations on how the state can grow its population: “This council had the potential to be a good thing for Michigan, but it’s proven to be a sham that put forth the governor’s already-determined, agenda-driven goals. “I was proud to be nominated by Senate Republican

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Reversing Michigan’s population decline through limited-government, pro-growth policies

Earlier this year, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer formed a council with the goal of solving the ongoing and increasing population loss. I said from the beginning: Addressing Michigan’s population loss is a worthwhile endeavor, but any solutions or recommendations coming from the council need to be bipartisan, comprehensive, and data driven. I am honored to be the Senate Republican nominee on this council, but the governor’s reaction

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