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Senator Tom Barrett

Sen. Barrett votes for balanced 2021 state budget

‘Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle came together to pass a balanced budget on time’ LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Tom Barrett on Wednesday voted to support a fiscal year 2021 budget plan that balances the state’s deficit and increases investments in important areas such as public safety, veterans benefits and court funding. “The coronavirus…
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Senator Dan Lauwers

Sen. Lauwers supports key items in balanced 2021 state budget

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dan Lauwers on Wednesday said he supports key items in the approved fiscal year 2021 budget plan that balances the state’s deficit and increases investments in important priorities like K-12 education and public safety. “The education of our children is vital to our success as a state, and I am happy…
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Senator Dan Lauwers

Sen. Lauwers votes for balanced 2021 state budget

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dan Lauwers on Wednesday voted to support a fiscal year 2021 budget plan that balances the state’s deficit and increases investments in important priorities like K-12 education and public safety. “Due to Gov. Whitmer’s lockdown, Michigan’s economy has been reeling, so the budget challenges have been monumental,” said Lauwers, R-Brockway Township.…
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Senator Jim Runestad

Sen. Runestad secures money to help students with dyslexia

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Runestad spearheaded a successful effort to have the state help local school districts give children with dyslexia the tools they need to succeed. One of Runestad’s legislative goals this year was to raise awareness regarding how far the state has fallen behind compared to other states in identifying and intervening…
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