At the invitation of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, our statewide advocacy organization, I prepared the following three-minute statement as one invited to provide testimony to the Local Government Committee … Continue reading
HB 5232 and SB 720 are, at their essence, a selfish slap in the face to generations of Michigan citizens, both past and future, bills that are threatening to deprive each and every one of us of an economically stable future. These bills, unlike PA 169 at it’s birth, emerge in response to no crisis at all, NONE.
“Long before the United States became a nation of multi-national corporations, we were a nation of tillers. Before we became a nation of war profiteers, we were a nation of barn builders. Before we we became a nation of scientists playing God with the gene pool, we were a nation of farmers.”