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Sen. Jim Stamas comments on governor’s budget plan

LANSING—After listening to Gov. Rick Snyder’s presentation of his proposed state budget on Wednesday, Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, issued the following statement: “Governor Snyder outlined a responsible plan that balances our state budget while also building on our commitment to education. “Importantly, the governor’s plan includes continued investment in our schools and local governments. Schools…
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Sen. Schmidt offers remarks on governor’s 2016 budget plan

LANSING, Mich.—State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, issued the following statement after Gov. Rick Snyder presented his Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal Wednesday at a joint hearing of the Senate and House Appropriations committees: “The governor’s budget plan continues to strengthen the foundation that’s been built over the past four years to turn our state…
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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Sen. Zorn congratulates Kapnick Insurance on United Way Spirit of Michigan Award

LANSING—Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, congratulated Jim Kapnick of Kapnick Insurance Group at the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday. Kapnick Insurance was recognized with a Spirit of Michigan Award by the Michigan Association of United Ways for its contributions to the community through their local United Way. The Adrian-based business was nominated for the honor by the…
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Horn: Enjoy ‘Winter Free Fishing Weekend’ Feb. 14-15

LANSING—In an effort to increase awareness of Michigan’s great fishing, the state offers two weekends each year when residents and out-of-state visitors can get together and enjoy fishing – at no charge. “The free fishing weekend is an excellent time for Michigan families and out-of-state visitors to enjoy some of the world’s best fishing on…
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