Senator Jonathan Lindsey's Press Releases

Lindsey opposes drastic election reforms preventing fraud claims from being investigated during recounts

LANSING, Mich. — The Democratic majority in the Michigan Senate this week passed sweeping election reforms that remove fraud, mistakes and ballot tampering, among other things, as reasons to request a recount of election results. “Once again, the Democrat Party is doing one thing while saying another when it comes to the security and integrity of our elections,” said Sen. Jonathan Lindsey, R-Allen. “I challenge one

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Lindsey appalled by reports of an illegal immigrant sexually assaulting minors in district

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jonathan Lindsey, R-Allen, issued the following statement after reports that local, state and federal law enforcement agencies arrested an undocumented migrant from Mexico for allegedly assaulting two girls during a home invasion in Sturgis: “My prayers remain with these young girls and their family and others who have been affected by this crisis — and I commend our law enforcement offices for

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Republican lawmakers request hearings on sanctuary banning bills amid escalating border crisis

LANSING, Mich. — State Sens. Michele Hoitenga and Jonathan Lindsey on Thursday sent a letter to the Democratic chair of the Senate Committee on Civil Rights, Judiciary, and Public Safety Committee “to respectfully request a hearing on Senate Bills 724 and 725, which would ban so-called sanctuary cities and counties in the state of Michigan.” “As you know, the past few weeks have presented several instances

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Senate Democrats oppose Sen. Lindsey’s effort to ban sanctuary cities

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Republicans voted to support efforts aimed at curbing the flow of fentanyl into the United States and ending the practice of sanctuary cities and counties in Michigan during Wednesday’s Senate session. The bills are part of a comprehensive package that aims to protect Michigan communities from the damage done by President Joe Biden’s failed border policies. “The Biden administration has failed every

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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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