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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Nesbitt, Griffin honor West Michigan trooper as “Trooper of the Year”

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Aric Nesbitt, R-Lawton, along with Beth Griffin, R-Mattawan, on Wednesday honored Michigan State Police Trooper Mark Fletcher after he was named the 2020 International Association of Chiefs of Police and Motorola Solutions Trooper of the Year. Fletcher received the honor for his heroic actions during a deadly home invasion. “We…
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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Sen. Zorn and his daughter outline need to help students in military families

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, and his daughter, Holly Zorn Lindsay, testified before the Senate Families, Seniors, and Veterans Committee on Wednesday about Senate Bill 530 to have Michigan join several states, including Ohio, in creating a Purple Star program to support students of military families when they move to a new school.…
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VanderWall supports election reforms increasing ID requirements, expanding ID access

LANSING, Mich. — The state Senate on Wednesday approved legislation that would strengthen ID requirements when voting in Michigan. “Recent polling data has shown us that people support the idea that voters prove who they are prior to casting their vote,” said Sen. Curt VanderWall, R-Ludington. “The bills we approved this afternoon will strengthen ID…
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Senator Ruth Johnson

Sen. Johnson comments on Senate approval of voter ID reforms

LANSING, Mich. — Senate Elections Committee Chair Ruth Johnson, R-Holly, issued the following statement after the Michigan Senate on Wednesday approved Senate Bills 285, 303 and 304 to strengthen ID requirements for voting on the same day that legislation was introduced to make is easier for residents to get a free state personal identification card:…
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