State Rep. Brian BeGole, of Antrim Township, issued the following statement after a Democrat legislator voted at the state Capitol in Lansing last week after testing positive for COVID-19. According to reports, the arrangement was approved despite state House isolation protocols which follow CDC guidance and instruct those who test positive for COVID-19 to remain at home for at least five days:
“I can’t help but think of all the local small-business owners and job providers throughout Michigan who were brought to their knees during the pandemic. They were told during COVID-19 to abide by the rules or face fines and license revocation. The hypocrisy of this is incredible, but certainly not surprising. We have seen many other examples.
“Democrats have sent a terrible message to people who were scared of losing their livelihoods and faced burdensome government shutdown orders. The spin and tired excuses about why these situations should be treated differently are unacceptable.”
State Rep. Brian BeGole today voted to secure tax cuts for hard-working small business owners in Shiawassee, Genesee and Saginaw counties, as well as throughout Michigan. “Small businesses have been through a lot these past few years, with government shutdown orders and inflation ramping up costs,” said BeGole, of Antrim Township. “I want to make […]
PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Brian BeGole, of Antrim Township, met with FFA students from schools in Byron, Chesaning, Corunna, Durand, New Lothrop, Ovid-Elsie, Owosso and Perry on Thursday, March 9 at the state Capitol in Lansing. FFA is a youth career and tech organization that promotes and supports agriculture education for middle and high school […]
State Rep. Brian BeGole this week voted to protect the rights of Michigan workers by standing against the repeal of the state’s right-to-work law. BeGole also voted against reenacting an anti-competitive prevailing wage requirement that hikes cost for taxpayers and shortchanges them on local projects. Current law prohibits labor contracts that require union dues or […]
State Rep. Brian BeGole, of Antrim Township, this week voted against a Democrat plan to lower literacy requirements at elementary schools throughout Michigan. Current law sets children throughout the state on a course for success. It requires an assessment of a child’s reading level, employs possible methods to address any deficiencies and gives parents updates […]
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