advocating for great agriculture policy

Agriculture is a vital component of the 86th District. Thomas knows how essential farming is to not only our community but our state as a whole. Because of this, he was proud to be a voice of farmers while serving on the House Agriculture Committee in his first term. 

Thomas was happy to support great agriculture policy in the legislature. A few of the bills he voted in favor of include:

  • Reduced regulatory inefficiencies by aligning the Michigan Food Law to the Food Safety Modernization Act.
  • Updating of the Dry Bean Act.
  • Establishing seed potato standards.
  • Increasing the allowable length of trucks to transport drainage tile. 

Thomas is a strong supporter of the Michigan Right to Farm Act and the Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP).