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Stamas requests meeting with DEQ, USDA on long-term solution to contaminated Oscoda well water

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Stamas on Thursday sent a letter to Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Director Keith Creagh requesting a meeting with the DEQ, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Office and U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee to discuss possible state and federal funding to address contaminated well water near the former…
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Zorn honors state champion Dundee High School wrestling team

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn on Wednesday honored the Dundee High School varsity wrestling team at the Michigan Capitol for their undefeated season and Division 3 state championship. “The Dundee Vikings wrestling team’s dedication to teamwork earned this talented group of young men the admiration and respect of their families, friends and fellow students,”…
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Shirkey committee reports bill leveling playing field for small-business owners

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Mike Shirkey, chairman of the Michigan Competitiveness Committee, voted out legislation Wednesday that removes restrictions on the owners of small gas stations wishing to obtain liquor licenses. The Competitiveness Committee exists to address and repair legislation or regulations where unfair advantages for some businesses are unintentionally created, monopolies are created, or…
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Stamas holding office hours in Gaylord on May 16

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Stamas has announced that he will conduct office hours in Gaylord on Monday, May 16. The office hours are open to residents to express their opinions or concerns about state government or to request assistance with a state issue. The office hours will be held from 2 to 3 p.m.…
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