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Friday, January 24, 2020
State Rep. Brad Paquette, of Niles, this week supported a pair of proposals working to expand effective broadband services – including high-speed internet technology – to more areas in Southwest Michigan and across the state. The plans maintain protections for private property rights, but do not increase the burden on taxpayers. “Easy access to high-speed internet is simply a staple of being ...read more
Categories: Political, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, January 23, 2020
State Rep. Brad Paquette spearheaded a roundtable discussion with several other lawmakers, coordinating ideas to address the shoreline soil erosion disaster along the Great Lakes.             Paquette, who represents Berrien and Cass counties, said many in his district have reached out with their concerns and want to know what steps they can take to address the problem, most notably, the New ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Political
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Categories: Community, Political, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, January 16, 2020
State Rep. Brad Paquette announced today the city of New Buffalo will receive $112,500 from the 2019 Recreation Passport Grant Fund for the Marquette Greenway.“People travel from all across the state and country to see the beauty our communities offer,” Rep. Paquette said. “The grant funds New Buffalo received will play a big role in promoting healthy outdoor activities.”Marquette Greenway is a ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Political
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
State Rep. Brad Paquette announced today he will be available to hear from members of his district on Saturday, Jan. 25. “As we begin a new year and get back to session, it is important for me to hear from the residents in our community,” Rep. Paquette said. “I rely on their input to help guide the decisions I make as their state legislator.”Rep. Paquette will be available Saturday, Jan. 25 at the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
Thursday, January 09, 2020
State Sen. Kim LaSata announced Wednesday an upcoming opportunity for area residents to meet with her for coffee and discuss state and local issues.   The senator will be available to take questions, provide information, and listen to suggestions on issues affecting residents. No appointment is necessary.   For more information or to contact LaSata, please visit StateSenatorKimLaSata.com or ...read more
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Thursday, January 02, 2020
State Rep. Brad Paquette announced Thursday that Berrien County residents will now be able to make appointments at all Secretary of State (SOS) offices, a move that he hopes will reduce wait times.  In an email to state representatives Thursday, the Michigan Department of State said the measure is part of the greater effort to improve efficiency at SOS branches across Michigan. Previously, Berrien ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Political, Press Release