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Senator Rick Outman

Ignoring the people’s voice

By Sen. Rick Outman 33rd Senate District I’ve always tried my best to work across the aisle. When working in the Capitol, I often think back to Abraham Lincoln’s quote: “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” I, like many others, was cautiously optimistic at the beginning of this term, as it was my first…
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Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey

Shirkey comments on reports of threats against election officials

LANSING—Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, today issued the following statement denouncing reports of intimidation against election officials and calling on the attorney general and secretary of state to initiate swift action: “The integrity of our elections should be a priority for every citizen, but individuals that resort to insults, intimidation, or threats against any…
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Sen. MacDonald frustrated with governor’s new punitive COVID-19 restrictions

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Michael D. MacDonald on Wednesday expressed his frustration with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s continued unilateral actions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. “As our state and nation see a surge in COVID-19 cases, we should be working together to protect all families, but the governor has once again decided to go it alone and…
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Senator Lana Theis

Theis hosting virtual coffee hour Nov. 23

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Lana Theis announced Tuesday that she will be hosting a virtual coffee hour on Monday, Nov. 23. from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The event, which will be held via Zoom, will feature special guests Sen. Ed McBroom, who chairs the Senate Oversight Committee, and Sen. Aric Nesbitt, who is the majority…
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