Monthly Archives: October 2012

Proos’ Concussion Awareness Bill Signed

Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation on Tuesday to protect young athletes by educating coaches of youth sports organizations, including schools, and requiring them to adopt a concussion awareness program, said sponsor Sen. John Proos. Continue reading

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Tele-Town Hall a Great Success

Throughout my time in the state Legislature, I have held a series of tele-town hall meetings. I recent held my latest tele-town hall to discuss the year’s accomplishments and hear from residents about their priorities. Continue reading

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Non-Partisan Pamphlet on Statewide Ballot Proposals Available

On Nov. 6, each Michigan voter will have a chance to play an important role in establishing public policy and setting the direction for our state. Not only will voters have the opportunity to select their elected leaders, but you will be asked to consider six statewide ballot proposals. Continue reading

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Senate Passes Proos’ “Swift and Sure” Program

The state Senate has approved legislation from Senator John Proos to create what’s called the “Swift and Sure” program for parolees and those on probation. Proos says it’s based on a successful program out of Hawaii that cut the crime rate and drug use by probationers. Continue reading

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Fire Prevention Week About Raising Fire Safety Awareness

The Chicago Fire of 1871 killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless and destroyed more than 17,400 structures. In 2010, a house fire was reported every 85 seconds. Continue reading

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Proos Sponsors Bill to Close Loophole in Michigan’s Child Safety Seat Law

WTVB – Radio A bill to close a loophole in Michigan’s child safety seat law was recently approved by the Senate Transportation Committee.  Introduced by State Senator John Proos, the plan would eliminate a way for someone to get out … Continue reading

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