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Runestad drafting bill to limit recall campaign contributions, strengthen election integrity

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Runestad has announced that he is drafting a bill to limit campaign contributions made to elected officials facing recall efforts and to restore integrity to campaign fundraising. Under Runestad’s plan, any money donated to an anti-recall effort above campaign contribution limits, currently $7,150 for gubernatorial campaigns, would have to be placed into a…
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*** Community News Bulletin *** VanderWall announces office hours for Aug. 4

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Curt VanderWall, R-Ludington, has announced a series of office hours in Lake, Osceola, Wexford and Missaukee counties on Aug. 4. The office hours are open to residents of the 35th District to express their opinions or concerns about state government or to request assistance with a state issue. VanderWall will…
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Federal relief funding for hospitals, public safety signed into law

LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently signed into law a funding measure that uses federal and state resources to provide relief to hospitals and communities affected by flooding, while also dedicating funds to childcare programs and public safety. “Much of this supplemental funding is from federal funds we are using to take care of…
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Sen. Dale Zorn

Senate resolution urges support for Cuban people’s fight against communism

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn has introduced a Senate resolution declaring support for the people of Cuba in their fight against that nation’s communist regime and urging the U.S. government and the Biden Administration to take action to protect the basic human rights of the Cuban people. “Cuban President Díaz-Canel has continued the failed…
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