Senator John Damoose's Press Releases

Damoose supports legislation to expand EITC, get more money back to Michigan families

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. John Damoose on Thursday voted in favor of legislation to increase the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit and provide additional relief to Michigan families who are struggling with rising costs. “The cost of living has risen sharply, and countless people are falling behind,” said Damoose, R-Harbor Springs. “Getting assistance to those who need it most is and will continue to be

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Damoose welcomes Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians chairman to Capitol for State of the State address

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. John Damoose, R-Harbor Springs, welcomed Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Chairman Austin Lowes to the state Capitol as his guest for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023 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 by visiting the senator’s website at SenatorJohnDamoose.com. Click on

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Damoose introduces first bills for 102nd Legislature

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. John Damoose introduced a series of bills this week, marking his first bills introduced in the new legislative term. “The Legislature is getting right to work on things that are important to communities across the state, and to the state of Michigan as a whole,” said Damoose, R-Harbor Springs. “In addition to legislation my office has sponsored, we are also working

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Damoose announces committee assignments for 102nd Legislature

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. John Damoose announced on Thursday that he has received his committee assignments for the upcoming legislative term. “Committee assignments are in and the 37th District did very well,” said Damoose, R-Harbor Springs. “Thank you to Republican Leader Nesbitt and Majority Leader Brinks for giving our district such a strong voice here in Lansing through appointment to these key committees and designation

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Damoose sworn in as 37th District state senator

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. John Damoose was formally sworn in as senator for the 37th District on Wednesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol. “It is a great honor to stand on the Senate floor and take this oath on behalf of the hardworking people of the 37th District,” said Damoose, R-Harbor Springs. “I’m ready to get to work serving Northern Michigan and Upper

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Damoose Senate office now open, ready to serve 37th District

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. John Damoose announced on Friday that his Lansing office is now open and ready to serve the people of the 37th Senate District. “I am grateful for this opportunity and for those who put their trust in me to serve them in the state Capitol,” said Damoose, R-Harbor Springs. “I am ready to get to work and pick up where we

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