“I am encouraged by the governor’s commitment to work together to find common ground. Last year, we saw firsthand how government works when that doesn’t happen. During an era of divided government, I am hopeful this event can help spur a renewed dedication to bipartisanship amongst members of the Legislature. The people of Michigan deserve fair and respectful budget negotiations, and as a member of the House Appropriations Committee, I look forward to working on shared goals with both the governor and my colleagues across the aisle.”

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