Category: Shirkey

Shirkey issues statement on HCR 1

LANSING—Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, issued the following statement on the Senate’s adoption of House Concurrent Resolution 1 to reject Executive Order 2019-02: “Senate Republicans voted Thursday to protect Michiganders from overzealous bureaucrats. We are adamant that citizens have access to an avenue through which they can appeal decisions that affect their personal property…
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Shirkey encourages schools to apply for safety grants

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey is encouraging area schools to apply for a new set of state grants to make important safety improvements. “With school districts in Branch, Hillsdale and Jackson counties increasing their focus on school safety, this grant money will go a long way toward helping their schools provide a…
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Shirkey comments on the passing of Congressman Dingell

LANSING—Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, offered condolences to the family of Congressman John Dingell. “Congressman John Dingell was a tireless advocate for his constituents and a true statesman.   He remained a champion for Michigan even after retiring from public office.  I respected his commitment to public service and his straight-forward manner. My thoughts and…
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Senate leaders announce committees

LANSING—Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, and Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, D-Flint, today announced senate standing committee and appropriations subcommittee members. “We expect the committee process to be deliberative and thorough.  We look forward to robust policy debates and bipartisan work product, where possible,” reiterated Sen. Shirkey.  We’ve done our best to partner senators with the…
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