State Rep. Jim DeSana late on Thursday voted against a $1.1 billion spending plan that was rushed through the Legislature by Democrats.
Instead of relying on the traditional committee review process that invites transparency, Democrats used an obscure procedural maneuver to rush the massive spending plan through the Legislature, where it grew more expensive along the way.
DeSana was given a very short time to review the final product before being forced to cast a vote on the bills.
“In the final hours, these bills grew to a massive $1.1 billion, and then we were asked to vote them through without any chance to review the spending,” DeSana said. “I may be new to the Legislature, but I’m not a fool. I respect the people I serve too much to rubber-stamp a bloated spending plan slapped together behind closed doors.”
Senate Bill 7 passed the House with a 60-48 vote.
This week, the House took some more important votes on some critical Second Amendment issues. I have given the explanation for my NO votes on these bills below: Senate Bill 79 and House Bill 4144 – these bills expand requirements for gun storage by mandating that firearms be locked in a box or container or […]
Rep. Jim DeSana, of Carleton, testifies during a legislative hearing about the state’s oversight of the Romulus Deep Well Injection Site, where truckloads of toxic waste were brought from the Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.
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