Monthly Archives: July 2010

John Proos: MORE JOBS, LESS GOVERNMENT

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Agriculture Task Force Unveils Broad Plan

Agriculture contributes $71.3 billion annually to Michigan’s economy, making it the second largest industry in the state. It also employs more than 1 million people, and plays a large role in our way of life in Michigan’s great southwest. Continue reading

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Gov. Signs Cottage Kitchen Legislation

Cottage kitchens are now legal in Michigan, as Governor Granholm this week signed my cottage kitchen legislation into law. Continue reading

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Governor Granholm Signs Bills Promoting Michigan Agriculture

Governor Jennifer Granholm Monday (July 12th) signed legislation that promotes Michigan agriculture by encouraging the production and sale of certain foods made by Michigan residents in their home kitchens. Continue reading

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Republicans Upton, Jelinek Announce Proos Endorsement

‘Tis the season for endorsements, and state Rep. John Proos, currently running for state senator, received two significant signs of support by his own “political mentors,” U.S. Rep. Fred Upton and outgoing Sen. Ron Jelinek during a stop in Niles on Monday. Continue reading

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Education Key to Improving Economy

There is no question that a strong education system is instrumental in moving our state out of the economic doldrums. Continue reading

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Bursting with Pride

I believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be celebrated by pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other…

– John Adams Continue reading

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