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State Sen. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, listens as U.S. Representative Paul Mitchell explains his opposition to legislation that would largely strip oversight from local governments. Senate Bill 431 would limit the ability of local governments to deny permits for gravel mining operations and limit oversight on haul routes, sound levels and truck loading hours.
January 22nd 2020
Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, joins Jason Murray, plant manager for La Colombe in Norton Shores, as the two testify before the Senate Committee on Regulatory Reform in support of Senate Bill 711.
January 14th 2020
State Sen Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, stands at his desk on the Senate floor with the Rev. Dr. Zane Abberger from Lakeview Baptist Church. Abberger delivered the invocation before Senate session.
December 11th 2019
State Sen. Aric Nesbitt, R-Lawton, stands at his desk on the Senate floor with the Rev. Matthew Stob after Stob delivered the invocation before Senate session.
December 10th 2019
Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, stops for a photo in the Capitol rotunda with the 2019 state champion football team from Mona Shores after welcoming the team to the Capitol.
December 10th 2019
Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, and Rep. Greg VanWoerkom join the 2019 state champion football team from Mona Shores on the Senate floor after a special presentation honoring them during Senate session.
December 10th 2019
State Sen. Kevin Daley stops for a photo on the Senate floor with Mallory Rivard, winner of the 2019 Miss Michigan pageant this past June.
December 6th 2019
Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, is joined by Pfc. Brett Witteveen's older sister, Heather Kaufman, before the Senate Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Kaufman spoke in support of Bumstead's legislation honoring her brother's service.
December 4th 2019
State Sen. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, is joined by Staff Sgt. Eugene Alex's wife Melissa and son Zack at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure regarding legislation to name a portion of a state highway after her husband in honor of his heroic service. Melissa spoke about her husband Eugene's heroic actions and brave leadership, and she explained to committee members the significance this section of road had to her and her husband.
December 4th 2019
State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, (second from left) and Rep. Jim Lilly, R-Park Township (center) both accept the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association's Legislator of the Year Award from Justin Winslow, president and CEO of the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association (left); Connor Spalding, vice president of government affairs of the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association (second from right); and Dave Dittenber, Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association board of directors chairman.
November 15th 2019
State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, stands with fellow Frankenmuth resident and general manager of the Bavarian Inn, Amy Zehnder Grossi, after the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association's reception Tuesday evening.
November 15th 2019
Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, welcomed Fruitport Public Schools Superintendent Bob Szymoniak (right) and Oakridge Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Livezey (left) to Lansing on Tuesday to testify in support of his legislation reforming the Michigan Merit Curriculum.
November 5th 2019
Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, explains the importance of Senate Bills 600 and 601 to members of the Senate Committee on Education and Career Readiness Tuesday afternoon.
November 5th 2019
State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, (left) stands at the rostrum on the Senate floor with the Rev. Chris Yager (center left), Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist (center right) and Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich after Yager delivered the invocation before Senate session.
October 22nd 2019
State Sen. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, stands at his desk on the Senate floor with the Rev. Jose Cabrera after Cabrera delivered Thursday's invocation.
October 17th 2019
State Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, stands at the rostrum on the Senate floor with the Rev. Randall Blanchette after Blanchette delivered Tuesday's invocation.
October 15th 2019
State Sen. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, joins the Rev. Randall Blanchette before the Senate as Blanchette delivers the invocation before Tuesday's session.
October 15th 2019
State Sen Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, stands outside the Senate chamber with Bubba and Ryno from Cops & Doughnuts in Clare. Outman had the treats brought in as part of an informal tradition many members participate in after having their first bill signed into law.
October 8th 2019
State Sen. Aric Nesbitt, R-Lawton, stands at the rostrum with the Rev. Ron Packer as Packer delivers the invocation before Senate session.
September 25th 2019
State Sen Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, stands at his desk with the Rev. Dr. Andrew Pomerville, who serves as chaplain and director of spiritual life at Alma College. Pomerville delivered the invocation before Senate session.
September 24th 2019
State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, speaks on the Senate floor as the 2020 budget plans were being debated by the upper chamber.
September 24th 2019
State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, accepts the Michigan Manufacturers Association's Legislator of the Year Award from Delaney McKinley, MMA senior director of government affairs and membership; Chuck Hadden, MMA president and CEO; and Brianna Mills, MMA director of political and strategic partnerships at the association's annual advocacy day on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
September 11th 2019
State Sen. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, speaks to volunteers from the Caro 4 Michigan Coalition and other audience members at the Caro 4 Michigan rally Tuesday morning at the state Capitol.
August 27th 2019
State Sen. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, listens to speakers at Tuesday's special joint agriculture committee meeting at Michigan State University. The hearing gave farmers, lawmakers and other key stakeholders an opportunity to discuss this year's difficult farming season and other issues facing Michigan's agriculture industry.
August 13th 2019
State Sen Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, stops for a photo with staff after touring the Metron Integrated Health Systems facility in Greenville.
July 31st 2019
State Sen Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, stands with MacNaughton Elementary Principal Dan Clegg, along with his wife Missy and their two children, as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs Senate Bill 106 into law.
July 23rd 2019
State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, stands with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after she signed Senate Bill 129 into law during last week's bill-signing ceremony.
July 23rd 2019
State Sen. Kevin Daley, along with Sens. Lana Theis and Winnie Brinks, honored World Special Olympics athletes Nicole Roberts of Lapeer, Tyler Baxter of Chelsea, and Nicholas Minnema of Grand Rapids during a special presentation on the Senate floor Wednesday. The three athletes brought home several medals, including golds, from the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi.
June 12th 2019
State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, joins Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Rep. Vanessa Guerra as the three present a tribute to Mason LaDouce of Hemlock honoring his success at the Saginaw Career Complex. Photo credit: Tim Inman, Saginaw Valley State University.
June 12th 2019
State Sen. Kevin Daley, R-Lum, listens as representatives from the Michigan Department of Health and Human services speak to a crowd at the Caro Center during a meeting about the hospital's future in Tuscola County.
June 10th 2019

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