Senator Thomas A. Albert's Press Releases

Sen. Albert: There’s a better way to provide tax relief and benefit all Michiganders

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Thomas Albert said there’s a much better way to offer tax relief than the plans Democrats are moving through the Michigan Legislature. “Tax relief absolutely should be a top priority in Michigan,” said Albert, R-Lowell. “But the approaches taken by Democrats and others are too narrow and would leave many Michiganders with no tax relief at all. Tax relief should be fair,

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Sen. Albert comments on 2023 State of the State address

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Thomas Albert, R-Lowell, on Wednesday commented on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023 State of the State address, issuing the following statement: “The governor and I have sharply different visions for moving Michigan forward into a brighter future. There is a better way to do things than she proposes. “She has proposed relatively narrow tax relief that helps only some Michiganders — we should

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Sen. Albert selected for Appropriations Committee; will also play key role in labor and workforce policy

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Thomas Albert on Thursday was appointed to key legislative committees related to Michigan’s state budget and labor policy. Albert will serve on the Senate Appropriations Committee, where he will be the top-ranked Republican on the General Government, Universities and Community Colleges, and Michigan Department of Education subcommittees. He also will be a member of the PreK-12 budget subcommittee. Albert also will

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Sen. Albert takes formal oath of office as Michigan Legislature’s new session begins

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Thomas Albert on Wednesday took the formal oath of office as the new session of the Michigan Legislature began at the state Capitol. Albert joins the Michigan Senate after serving six years in the state House of Representatives. He represents the Senate’s new 18th District including Barry County and portions of Allegan, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, Kent, and Ionia counties. In opening ceremonies,

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State Sen. Thomas Albert opens Lansing office to serve residents of Michigan’s 18th District

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Thomas Albert has opened his Lansing office for the new 2023-26 Senate term. Albert joins the Michigan Senate after serving six years in the state House of Representatives. The Senate’s new 18th District includes Barry County and portions of Allegan, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, Kent, and Ionia counties. “I am thankful for this new opportunity to serve and help make our communities even

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