Month: February 2016

Supporting Grand Traverse County first responders

Throughout Michigan there is a lot of talk about modernizing our state’s infrastructure. In addition to the need to upgrade roads, bridges, and water pipes, we are also making strides to update something that is often overlooked, but that is just as important to the safety and well-being of residents — the Public Safety Communications…
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Governor signs Stamas bill designating ‘Corpsman Aaron D. Ullom Memorial Bridge’

LANSING, Mich. — The family of U.S. Navy Corpsman Aaron Ullom joined Sen. Jim Stamas in Lansing on Tuesday to see Gov. Rick Snyder sign Stamas’ legislation to permanently honor Ullom. “Our country remains the beacon of liberty in the world because of the courage of patriots like Corpsman Aaron Ullom, who too often make…
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Stamas to chair new joint committee reviewing Flint water emergency

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Stamas will chair the new Joint Committee on the Flint Water Public Health Emergency to review the findings surrounding the Flint water crisis, take testimony on the mistakes at all levels of government that led to this situation and explore potential policy solutions to prevent a similar disaster in the…
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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Sen. Jim Stamas welcomes Bishop Raica to Capitol for Senate invocation

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, welcomed the Most Rev. Steven J. Raica, bishop of the Diocese of Gaylord, to the Michigan Senate on Tuesday. Raica delivered the invocation before the start of Senate session. Editor’s note: The above photographs of Stamas with Raica are available by clicking on the images or by visiting…
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