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Bizon welcomes Battle Creek pastor to Capitol to give Senate invocation

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. John Bizon, M.D., R-Battle Creek, (right) welcomed the Rev. Dr. Tino W. Smith of Kingdom Builders Worldwide church in Battle Creek to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday. Smith gave the invocation before the start of the Senate session. Note: For a print-quality version of this or other Bizon photos, click the…
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Runestad introduces legislation to provide tax relief

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Runestad introduced a measure Wednesday that would offer financial relief to Michigan residents by providing a tax credit for some food donations. Senate Bill 55 would restore the income tax credit for donations made to food banks and community foundations that was eliminated in 2011. “Homeless shelters, food kitchens and…
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Sens. Horn, Stamas and Theis comment on redistricting lawsuit

LANSING, Mich. — State Sens. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, Jim Stamas, R-Midland, and Lana Theis, R-Brighton, issued the following statement on Tuesday after jointly filing a motion to join the ongoing legislative redistricting lawsuit: “Just a few months ago, millions of Michiganders went to the polls and elected 38 state senators to four-year terms. But last…
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Dr. John Bizon

Bizon applauds $2M infrastructure grant

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. John Bizon, M.D. announced on Tuesday that the Michigan Strategic Fund has awarded a $2 million Community Development Block Grant to the city of Albion for infrastructure improvements. Bizon said the money from the CDBG Infrastructure Capacity Enhancement fund will go toward the Irwin Avenue Improvements Project, which will replace deteriorated…
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