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Sen. Wayne Schmidt applauds Charlevoix company on receiving development grant

LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Wayne Schmidt congratulated the Charlevoix County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority for recently being awarded more than $4 million from the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) for a project at St. Marys Cement, Inc. The project will clear away old and unused structures and equipment on property owned by the company, as St.…
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Sen. Schmidt, Shannon Kochis, Mary Jo Pomeroy testify in support of Billy’s Law

LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, Shannon Kochis, and Mary Jo Pomeroy testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday in support of Senate Bill 153, also known as Billy’s Law. The bill, sponsored by Schmidt, would help close a legal loophole that prevents law enforcement from administering drug tests or from obtaining drug test…
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Stamas announces office hours in Harrisville on March 30

LANSING—Sen. Jim Stamas announced Tuesday that he will conduct office hours in Harrisville on Monday, March 30. 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 Harrisville office hours will be held on Monday, March 30 from 10 to…
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Area legislators to host town hall in Hillsdale on road funding proposal

LANSING, Mich.—State Sen. Mike Shirkey and Rep. Eric Leutheuser are hosting a free, public town hall about the May statewide road funding ballot proposal featuring a Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) representative on Monday, March 23 in Hillsdale. Shirkey and Leutheuser are encouraging residents of Hillsdale County interested in the road funding issue to attend…
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