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Senator wraps up 'Pure Michigan' tour in Muskegon County

Senator wraps up 'Pure Michigan' tour in Muskegon County

WHITEHALL, Mich.—Senator Goeff Hansen will finish out his “hotspot” tour next week with a visit to Muskegon County.

Hansen will begin his September 16th visit at Goodrich Park in Whitehall before bicycling to Muskegon, then Ravenna.  The full schedule is as follows:

Group proposes millage to improve school security and technology

Group proposes millage to improve school security and technology

Supporters of a proposed millage to improve technology and security in schools are scrambling to get enough petition signatures to put the proposal to a vote.

The group “Technology4Students” must collect at least 3,000 signatures from voters registered in Muskegon County by July 2 to get the special millage proposal on the ballot.  The proposal would raise property taxes by one-mill for ten years to generate $4.3 million annual for the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District.

As of June 20, Technology4Students had collected 2,158 signatures.  The group must hit the 3,000 signature mark before the county clerk will set a date for a special election.

Technology4Students has set up a website with information about the proposal, as well as contact information for those circulating the petition.

If approved, t

Congressman Bill Huizenga Statement About Unemployment

Congressman Bill Huizenga Statement About Unemployment

 

Huizenga Statement On Latest Unemployment Report

 

Washington, DC – Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement on the national unemployment report for January:

Congressman Huizenga Named Vice Chair of Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade

Congressman Huizenga Named Vice Chair of Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade

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Last week at the Financial Services Committee organizational meeting, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) was nominated Vice Chairman of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade (MPT).  MPT is one of five subcommittees of the prestigious Financial Services Committee.  As Vice Chair, Congressman Huizenga will assist Subcommittee Chairman John Campbell (CA-45) in running committee hearings and essential committee operations.   

"I am honored to be named Vice Chair of the Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee.  I look forward to working with both Chairman Jeb Hensarling and Subcommittee Chairman John Campbell to ensure the proper oversight of the Federal Reserve and to continue to monitor the impact of the euro zone's distress and its effects on the U.S.

Environmental Organization Grades Local Lawmakers

Environmental Organization Grades Local Lawmakers

Find the grades for legislators in your district through The Sierra Club's full scorecard.  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Environmental Organization Grades Local Lawmakers

Environmental Organization Grades Local Lawmakers

Find the grades for legislators in your district through The Sierra Club's full scorecard.  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 6, 2012 General Election Ballot

November 6, 2012 General Election Ballot

From: http://www.muskegon-mi.gov

To view a copy of the November 6, 2012 General Election Ballot, visit the link below, fill in your name, dob, and zip code.

webapps.sos.state.mi.us/mivote/

Please note this ballot will be a two-page ballot containing 11 proposals. Those unable to wait in long lines may want to consider applying for an absentee ballot. For an application, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 724-6705.