Category Archives: Family

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Among Michigan women, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths. Nearly everyone knows someone who has been impacted by this terrible disease.

I recently supported designating October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Michigan. Continue reading

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Back-to-School Tips for Both Students and Parents

Summer is winding to a close and another school year is about to start. As parents, it is time for us to play our important role of ensuring that our children are prepared to learn.

A good education is critical for children to become tomorrow’s skilled workers and strong leaders, and an active parent can have a huge impact on a child’s desire to learn. Continue reading

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New Laws Will Help Veterans Entering the Workforce

America is the land of the free because we are the home of the brave. Let us never forget that we owe our liberty to the courageous men and women in uniform who put their country before themselves.

Unfortunately, when our veterans return home they often face real challenges transitioning into civilian life and into new careers. Continue reading

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The Best July 4th Celebration is a Safe One

On Friday, July 4, America will be celebrating its 238th birthday.

A tired and restless Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia voted on July 2, 1776 to approve a resolution of independence that was proposed by Richard Henry Lee. Continue reading

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Announcing my Bid for Re-Election to the State Senate in Michigan’s Great Southwest

Earlier today I announced my candidacy for the 21st Michigan State Senate seat in Berrien, Cass and St. Joseph counties. Continue reading

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John Proos Announces Bid for the State Senate in Michigan’s Great Southwest

State Senator John Proos (R-St. Joseph) today announced his candidacy for the 21st Michigan State Senate seat in Berrien, Cass and St. Joseph counties. Continue reading

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Consider Taking Amtrak For Your Holiday Travels

In a world where we are constantly connected, the holiday season offers us a chance to cast the worries of our everyday life aside and really reconnect with our loved ones. Continue reading

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