Dualing Kickoffs Reflect Stark Differences in Congressional Campaigns

Note: This press release was provided to Rochester Media by McMillin for Congress. McMillin Attracts 100 Supporters, Bishop Buys Ice Cream and Talks to Patrons On Saturday, Rep. Tom McMillin had over 100 supporters attend his kickoff at his campaign headquarters in Clarkston, eager to get to work. Congressman Justin Amash was the guest speaker. Yesterday, Mike Bishop had to go to a cider mill, pay for people to eat sundaes and talk to patrons visiting the mill-- in order to attract almost … [Read more...]

McMillin campaign statement after Mayor Barnett’s withdrawal from the 8th congressional race

Rochester Media received the following press release from Representative Tom McMillin's campaign team: A Clear Choice in the 8th After today's decision by Mayor Bryan Barnett to drop out of the 8th District Congressional race, McMillin spokesman David Forsmark said, "This makes the choice very clear to Republican voters in the 8th. Do they want Mr. Bishop who, when taxpayers needed him to stand firm against Gov. Granholm and her plan to increase taxes, cut a deal with her and gave to … [Read more...]

Rep. Tom McMillin to lead discussion on government surveillance in Mich.

Michigan leaders on the left and right of the political spectrum will gather with interested citizens once again to discuss liberty issues. This month’s topic: Government Surveillance in Michigan. Today, Rep. Tom McMillin (R-Rochester Hills) announced this month’s Winter Liberty Discussions date and topic, “These monthly discussions on liberty topics are drawing citizens from all across the political landscape. So far, we’ve had good crowds to talk about drones and civil asset forfeiture. … [Read more...]

Rep. McMillin available for Emergency Manager comments in support

Rochester Hills, MI - Rep. Tom McMillin supports Michigan's newly strengthened Emergency Manager law. McMillin was the only state representative to co-sponsor Rep. Pscholka's bills that were signed into law March 16, 2011. Some liberals are trying to repeal the law through initiative. McMillin said, "Benton Harbor looks like it will be the first of many successes from the new Emergency Manager law. While, according to the US Census Bureau, Michigan's average household lost 23.1% of its income … [Read more...]

State Rep. Tom McMillin: “Use ‘extra’ money to drop tax rate”

Rochester Hills, MI - Today, after hearing the additonal revenue estimates coming into the State coffers from today's May Revenue Estimating Conference, Rep. Tom McMillin (R - Rochester Hills) said, "If Lansing seems interested in spending some of this estimated additional revenue, then I believe a significant portion of it should be used to drop the personal income tax rate from 4.35% to 4.25% starting October 1 of this year." It's expected that Rep. McMillin's proposal would reduce revenue … [Read more...]