Monthly Archives: November 2013

Give the Gift of College Education this Christmas

Earning a college degree is the best thing a person can do for a successful career. It opens doors to opportunities for getting a good job, making more money and enjoying a high quality of life. Continue reading

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Senator Proos: Roadwork Funding a Priority

State lawmakers remain on break until early next week, and are getting the chance to get back out in the communities where they serve. State Senator John Proos joined WSJM’s Pat Moody Tuesday morning and tells us a lot of work remains before the end of the year in Lansing. Continue reading

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Hunting Season is Underway

Hunting is a tradition for many Southwest Michigan families and out-of-state visitors. Our great outdoors offers something to interest every type of hunter — helping Michigan attract more hunters than any other state. Continue reading

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Proos: $440 Million Surplus “Great News”

Fiscal experts report revenues are exceeding projections, putting the state of Michigan in the black by $440-million. State Senator John Proos says this is great news, but also asks “where should the state spend it?” Continue reading

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Balanced Budget Amendment is Simple Common Sense

The national debt is $17.1 trillion, or more than $54,000 per person. It is increasing by more than $2.6 billion per day and is expected to equal the country’s total annual economic output in 25 years. Continue reading

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Proos Votes for Federal Balanced Budget Amendment

The Michigan Senate last week voted in favor of a resolution calling on Congress to hold a constitutional convention to introduce a new balanced budget amendment. 19 other state legislatures have made such a call so far, and if 15 more hold such a vote, then Congress would have to act. Continue reading

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Supporting America’s Veterans

America is the example of liberty in the world because we remain the home of the brave. Let’s never forget that the willingness of young people to serve is largely reflective of how we treat those who already served. Continue reading

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