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Thursday, November 07, 2019
A bill to help ensure proper recognition for two Southwest Michigan heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice was approved on Thursday by the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee.   Senate Bill 321 , sponsored by Sen. Kim LaSata, would correct a discrepancy in current law to allow for the names of Security Supervisor Joseph P. Zangaro and Court Officer Ronald Kienzle to be added to the ...read more
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Kim LaSata on Tuesday announced upcoming opportunities for residents of the 21st Senate District 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, ...read more
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Friday, November 01, 2019
State Rep. Brad Paquette, of Berrien Springs, issued the following statement regarding recent reports that Eau Claire has exceeded the state’s Lead Action Level.“Residents should never have to wonder if the water coming out of their tap is going to make them sick,” Paquette said. “I am working with state and local officials to ensure we are all quickly responding to this threat.” Paquette also ...read more
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Thursday, October 31, 2019
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Kim LaSata, R-Bainbridge Township, welcomed Pastor Chuck Vizthum from Whole Life Church Fellowship in Sturgis to the state Capitol on Thursday. Vizthum gave the invocation before Senate session.  
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Thursday, October 24, 2019
  LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Kim LaSata welcomed Sturgis Middle School sixth grade student Kayden Jones to the Capitol on Thursday to serve alongside her as a “junior senator” for the day.   “It was great to welcome Kayden to the Capitol to spend the day as my junior senator and to recognize him for his hard work in winning my essay contest,” said LaSata, R-Bainbridge Township. “I hope that ...read more
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
LANSING, Mich. — A legislative plan to create an address confidentiality program that would help protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking from their attackers was approved by the state Senate on Tuesday.   Under the plan, victims would be able to obtain a confidential address for official documents and mail correspondence to help protect them from ...read more
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Friday, October 18, 2019
 LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Kim LaSata on Friday hosted Southwest Michigan women small business owners for a roundtable discussion.   “Michigan is one of the top five states for women to start a small business and is home to more than 29,000 women-owned small businesses that provide jobs to over a quarter-million people,” said LaSata, R-Bainbridge Township. “I was honored and humbled to have ...read more
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