(Community Matters 47) Lightner on Partisan Politics in Lansing: ‘I Hate That’

First Aired September 2, 2023

In her last Community Matters check-in before the fall 2023 legislative session in Lansing, Rep. Sarah Lightner (R-Springport) of Michigan's 45th District talks about a number of subjects. Among them: The House independent contractor bill lingering in Lansing, bills associated with juvenile justice and more.

She also offers perspective on what the partisan climate has been – and could be – as House lawmakers return in September.

Episode Resources

Rep. Sarah Lightner’s website
Other episodes with Rep. Lightner
More Community Matters: Haadsma Expects More Political Conflict in Lansing this Fall


Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

Community Matters is sponsored by Lakeview Ford Lincoln and produced by Livemic Communications.