Senator John Damoose's Press Releases

Senate committee approves NRTF recommendations

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. John Damoose joined his colleagues on the Senate Committee on Appropriations in approving the 2024 recommendations for the Natural Resources Trust Fund development and acquisition projects. “The Natural Resources Trust Fund helps secure and protect Michigan’s one-of-a-kind natural resources,” said Damoose, R-Harbor Springs. “Whether it’s fishing, hiking, boating, or anything else, many Michigan families enjoy spending time outside in nature and these

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Damoose supports Stronger Borders, Safer Communities plan to protect Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. John Damoose supported a Senate Republican effort introduced on Wednesday that seeks to uphold federal immigration laws and help keep communities in Michigan safe from the ongoing fentanyl crisis. “The crisis at the southern border is endangering communities across the nation and allowing individuals who are a known threat to the United States to freely enter our country,” said Damoose, R-Harbor Springs.

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Damoose introduces legislation as part of a package to boost education standards and outcomes in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. John Damoose joined members of the Senate Republican caucus in introducing legislation to strengthen academic standards and encourage and provide additional resources to help boost student success. “Michigan’s educational standing is not ideal, and we need to take that seriously,” said Damoose, R-Harbor Springs. “We rank in the bottom 10th percentile in a number of meaningful standards, like reading and math proficiency,

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U.P. lawmakers sponsor resolutions opposing move to shift mail processing from Iron Mountain to Green Bay

LANSING, Mich. — The delegation of U.P. legislators are speaking out against the U.S. Postal Service’s plans to modify mail service in the U.P. and discontinue the processing of outgoing mail at the facility in Kingsford. “We are speaking with one voice to oppose this terrible plan to reduce postal services to the people of the U.P.,” said Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah Township. “There is no

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Damoose responds to Gov. Whitmer’s 2024 State of the State address

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. John Damoose, R-Harbor Springs, issued the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer outlined her priorities for the coming year in her 2024 State of the State address Wednesday evening: “After this evening’s speech, I am cautiously optimistic that perhaps the highly partisan agenda we saw last year will give way to a more collaborative, commonsense form of government in 2024. “The

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Damoose welcomes 37th District residents to Lansing for 2024 State of the State address

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. John Damoose, R-Harbor Springs, welcomed Elizabeth Ware, owner of Mission Point Resort, and Glenn Stevens, executive director of MICHauto, to the state Capitol as his guests for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2024 State of the State address on Wednesday. ### Editor’s note: A print-quality version of the above photograph is available by clicking on the image or visiting

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