Senator Ed McBroom's Press Releases

**PHOTO ADVISORY** McBroom welcomes Munising High School boys basketball team to Capitol

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah Township, on Thursday welcomed the Munising High School boys basketball team to the Capitol. The Mustangs will play Marine City’s Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School on Thursday evening in the Division 4 state semi-finals at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center in East Lansing. ### Editor’s note: The above photograph of McBroom and the team is available by clicking

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**PHOTO ADVISORY** McBroom welcomes Gladstone Youth in Government students to Capitol

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah Township, on Thursday welcomed Gladstone students to the state Capitol. The students were in Lansing as part of the YMCA’s Michigan Youth in Government program, which provides middle school and high school students with a unique opportunity to become acting state legislators, lobbyists, and lawyers as they simulate the positions of the actual state government. ### Editor’s note: The

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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Sen. McBroom welcomes Baraga High School girls basketball team to Capitol

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah Township, on Thursday welcomed the Baraga High School girls basketball team to the Capitol. The team will play Fowler High School on Thursday evening in the Division 4 state semi-finals at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center in East Lansing. ### Editor’s note: The above photograph of McBroom and the team is available by clicking on the image or

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Sen. Ed McBroom introduces bipartisan bill to offer 50/50 pension option for corrections officers

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Ed McBroom and State Sen. Sylvia Santana on Thursday introduced legislation to give new retirement options for state corrections officers. “This reform would allow Michigan corrections officers to join a retirement plan similar to other statewide officers, like state police troopers,” said McBroom, R-Waucedah Township. “I have been contacted by several people in the Upper Peninsula about this issue. At a

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Sen. McBroom, Rep. Markkanen ‘saddened’ by Finlandia University closure announcement

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Ed McBroom and State Rep. Greg Markkanen on Friday said they are saddened by the announcement by Finlandia University’s Board of Trustees that the school will close its doors and not enroll any students for the 2023-2024 academic year. “Finlandia University has been opening up new opportunities for students and helping improve lives in the Upper Peninsula for over a century

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Sen. McBroom, Rep. Markkanen call for information on public water

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Ed McBroom and Rep. Greg Markkanen announced the need for information regarding the public water along the Bill Nichols Trail in Ontonagon County. The water has been used and enjoyed by the public for decades. Recently, after an investigation by the Western UP Health Department failed to be able to identify the specific source of the water, the Michigan Department of

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