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Lauwers welcomes Yale priest to Michigan Senate

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dan Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, (left) welcomed the Rev. Father Tom Kuehnemund to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday. Kuehnemund serves as priest at Sacred Heart Parish in Yale and delivered the daily invocation before the start of the Senate session. Note: For a print-quality version of this or other Lauwers photos, click…
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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Sen. Ruth Johnson participates in Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Ruth Johnson, R-Holly, spoke during the Oakland County Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration Kick-Off event on Friday at the county courthouse grounds in Pontiac. Johnson celebrated the event with area residents and spoke about her journey as an elected official and as a woman who has held various leadership roles at the…
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Senator Wayne Schmidt

Schmidt congratulates Cheboygan Main Street LLC on redevelopment grant

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Wayne Schmidt on Friday congratulated Cheboygan Main Street LLC for receiving a grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), which will be used to develop an unused building in downtown Cheboygan into a new mixed-use development. “This is big news for the city of Cheboygan,” said Schmidt, R-Traverse City.…
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Sen. Jim Stamas

Stamas, Howell named MTA Legislators of the Year

This release is from the Michigan Townships Association with an added photo: LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Townships Association (MTA) recognized Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland Charter Township, and Rep. Gary Howell, R-North Branch, for their support of township government by presenting them with the MTA “Legislator of the Year” awards. Both Stamas and Howell received the prestigious award, which honors lawmakers…
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