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State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, welcomes representatives from the Boy Scouts of America to the state Capitol in Lansing on Tuesday.
April 24th 2018
Sen. Joe Hune, R-Fowlerville, and Rep. Hank Vaupel, R-Fowlerville, welcomed Adam Coon Thursday to the state Capitol.
April 19th 2018
Rep. Cambensy and Sen. Casperson give testimony to the Senate Natural Resources Committee.
April 18th 2018
U.P. leaders meet after the hearing. From left to right: Casperson; Mark Slown, city manager, Ishpeming; Cambensy; Amy Clickner, director, Lake Superior Partnership; Brett French, vice president business development UPPCO (Upper Peninsula Power Company); Bryan DeAugustine, superintendent, NICE (National Mine, Ishpeming Township, Champion - Humbolt - Spurr Townships, Ely Township) schools.
April 18th 2018
Sen. Joe Hune, R-Fowlerville, and Rep. Hank Vaupel, R-Fowlerville, welcomed the Hartland High School boys hockey team to the state capitol.
April 13th 2018
Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton, stands at her desk on the Senate floor with the Rev. Joseph Xavier after Xavier delivered the invocation before Senate session Wednesday morning.
April 11th 2018
Sen. Marty Knollenberg, R-Troy, thanks a participant at last Thursday's event and places a Vietnam War Commemorative Lapel Pin on his lapel to honor both his service and the sacrifices made on behalf of our country.
April 5th 2018
State Sens. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, and Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, stand for a photo with representatives from Michigan's Native American tribes as Gov. Rick Snyder signs Senate Bill 616 into law. The bill is now Public Act 56 of 2018.
March 21st 2018
State Sens. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan and Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, stand for a photo with representatives from Michigan's Native American tribes as Gov. Rick Snyder signs Senate Bill 616 into law. The bill is now Public Act 56 of 2018.
March 21st 2018
State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton, listens to former governor and Interim President of Michigan State University John Engler as he speaks about actions taken by the school to remedy the injustices suffered by the victims of Dr. Nassar and new initiatives taken by the school to ensure the safety of all current and future students.
March 16th 2018
Senator Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, speaks in support of the Protecting Michigan's Children legislation at the Michigan Senate on March 14, 2018.
March 14th 2018
Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, stops for a photo on the Senate floor with Michigan Cherry Queen Ashley Schichtel during her visit to Lansing on Tuesday.
March 13th 2018
State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, stands at the podium with Sen. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage as she discusses SBs 871-880 at Monday's press conference in Saginaw.
March 12th 2018
State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, stands with Sen. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, Judge Patrick McGraw, CAN Council President Suzanne Greenberg, Margaret Bach of Child and Family Services and Mark Gaertner of the Saginaw County Prosecutor's office as they discuss important updates to the state's sexual assault laws.
March 12th 2018
Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, discusses Senate Bills 871-880 at Monday's press conference in Saginaw.
March 12th 2018
State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, stands with Gov. Rick Snyder, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and Sen. Mike Nofs, R-Battle Creek, as SB 400 is signed into law.
March 8th 2018
State Sen. Mike Nofs (right), R-Battle Creek, attended a bill signing ceremony Tuesday for Senate Bill 400, which will upgrade 911 emergency services in Michigan to improve response and emergency services.
March 7th 2018
Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, stops for a photo in the Capitol rotunda with Michigan author Johnathan Rand during Rand's visit to Lansing on Tuesday.
March 2nd 2018
Sen. Marty Knollenberg stands with Gov. Rick Snyder after Knollenberg's legislation ensuring Michigan residents are able to claim personal exemptions on their state and city incomes taxes was signed into law.
March 2nd 2018
Senator Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, was joined by Rachael Denhollander as they testified before the Senate Judicial Committee on Feb. 27, 2018 in support of a package of legislation that would combat sexual assault.
February 27th 2018
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton; Sen. Kowall, R-White Lake; and Rep. Noble, R-Northville honored Vietnam veteran, Bob Harris, for the Vietnam veteran 50th anniversary lapel pinning. Harris, who is from Plymouth, was accompanied on the Senate floor by his wife Sonya, and friends from Canton Twp. Pat and Nancy Williams.
February 22nd 2018
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton (left) honors Vietnam veteran Bob Harris, Plymouth, for the Vietnam Veteran 50th Anniversary lapel pinning.
February 22nd 2018
State Sen. Joe Hune, R-Fowlerville, welcomed Father Brendan J. Walsh to the Michigan Senate on Tuesday. Walsh serves at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dexter and delivered the invocation at the start of Senate session.
February 20th 2018
Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, welcomed the Rev. Alberto Vargas to the Michigan Capitol on Thursday. Vargas serves as pastor at St. Elizabeth Parish in Reese and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
February 15th 2018
Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, Rep. Lee Chatfield, R-Levering and chairman and spokesman for the I-500 Ric Federau look on as Sen. Darwin Booher, R-Evart, reads a tribute prepared by the legislators recognizing the importance of the I-500 to Northern Michigan.
February 7th 2018
Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, stops for a photo with Lake Superior State University Interim President Peter Mitchell and his wife Rebecca during the I-500 events leading up to the main race.
February 7th 2018
State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton, (center left) poses on the Senate floor with, from left, Sens. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Margaret O'Brien, R-Kalamazoo, after the Senate adopted Senate Resolution 125.
February 1st 2018
Senator Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomed representatives from the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA) and other guests to the Capitol on Wednesday in celebration of Michigan Aerospace Day. Sen. Colbeck introduced a resolution earlier this month (Senate Resolution 120) to designate Jan. 31, 2018 as Michigan Aerospace Day in honor of the state's heritage of aerospace innovation and manufacturing.
January 31st 2018
Senator Colbeck and members of the Senate welcomed Detroit Tigers legend, Alan Trammell, and several current Tigers players to the Michigan Senate.
January 26th 2018
Horn was joined for Gov. Rick Snyder's final State of the State Address on Tuesday by Saginaw Valley State University President Don Bachand and his wife Liana (right center); Heather Gallegos, community relations Michigan operations for The Dow Chemical Company (right center); Kraig Schutter, partner and owner at the Masud Labor Law Group (right); and Rodney Wakeman (left), vice president and funeral director of Wakeman Funeral Homes.
January 24th 2018

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