Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Law Will Ensure Vulnerable Families Will Stay Warm this Winter

Michigan winters can be harsh and the assistance to low-income families to help them heat their homes often saves lives. Continue reading

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Merry Christman to All in Michigan’s Great Southwest

I would like to wish each of you a Merry Christmas. I hope you all are able to spend the holiday season with family and friends, as you reflect on the year and look forward to a new year full of possibilities. Continue reading

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Protect Yourself this Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us. Unfortunately, with it come scam artists looking to take advantage of your Christmas spirit. Continue reading

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Federal Government Must Act to Maintain Harbors

Properly maintaining a harbor is critical to the port’s economic viability and the financial bottom line of shippers and importers. A lack of dredging in Southwest Michigan harbors is forcing ship operators to carry lighter loads, costing them millions of dollars. Continue reading

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Michigan Soon to Launch Fireworks

Michigan’s skies could be especially bright this coming July 4th, because legislation allowing consumers to buy certain, previously banned fireworks in Michigan is on its way to the governor to be signed. Continue reading

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