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Sen. Zorn to hold a coffee hour in Carleton on May 15

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn has announced that he will conduct a district coffee hour in Carleton on Monday, May 15. Coffee hours are open to residents to express their opinions or concerns about state government or to request assistance with a state issue. The coffee hour will be held from 9 to 10…
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Photo Advisory: Shirkey welcomes Grass Lake officials to Capitol

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, welcomed Grass Lake Village Council President Joe DeBoe (left) and Township Supervisor Jim Stormont to the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday. DeBoe and Stormont were representing the Village of Grass Lake and Grass Lake Township, recipients of the 2017 Active Community Award as part of the Governor’s Fitness…
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Northern Michigan correctional facilities more than just prisons

Last year, under very unfortunate circumstances, state leaders closed the Pugsley Correctional Facility to help balance the budget. I believe that that decision was made in haste and without considering what the prison and its staff were doing to help rehabilitate inmates — and with little thought to the impact the prison’s closure would have…
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Sen. Schmidt to host May coffee hours

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Wayne Schmidt will hold coffee hours with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District next month. The senator will be available to answer questions and provide information and assistance, as well as take suggestions on issues affecting communities and businesses in the district. No appointment is necessary. For more information or…
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