Monthly Archives: April 2011

Blossomtime Festival One of Southwest Michigan’s Greatest Traditions

The Blossomtime Festival and parade are the oldest and largest multi-community events in the state, celebrating all that southwest Michigan has to offer. Continue reading

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Corrections Budget Cuts $101 Million

The Senate Appropriations Department of Corrections subcommittee approved a 2012 budget that spends $101 million less than the DOC’s current budget and $75 million less than the governor proposed. Continue reading

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Protecting Our Communities from the Dangers of Meth

Methamphetamine, or meth, is a powerfully addictive stimulate that can be manufactured in homes using pseudoephedrine, a common ingredient in cold medications. Continue reading

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Focusing on Job Creation

In my first three months as your state senator, my focus has been creating long-term jobs by improving our state’s business climate. Continue reading

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