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Markkenen Testifies In Support Of Road Commissions Bill

The following press release was issued by Representative Markkanen’s office: State Rep. Greg Markkanen this week testified before the House Transportation Committee in support of a plan to help county road commissions to improve their facilities and fix Michigan roads.  Under current Michigan law, county roads commission have only up …

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Michigan Tech Hosts STEM Festival & Science Fair

Hundreds of Keweenaw area students visited the campus of Michigan Tech Tuesday as they took part in all sorts of fun and games, and all in the name of “Science.”  The Western UP Science and Engineering Festival brings elementary and middle school students and their families from many areas to …

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Bills To Make State Government More Transparent Passes House

A bipartisan plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan is being supported by Representative Greg Markkenen. The Hancock Republican said the State House unanimously approved the multi-bill proposal Tuesday, a package he co-sponsored. “A government cannot effectively serve its people unless it is transparent,” Markkanen …

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Seven Suspects Arrested In Drug Bust In Alger County

Seven people are in custody following an investigation by detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team in Alger County. The suspects were arrested on Monday on various drug charges related the distribution of prescription pills.  The investigation began in 2017 by detectives from UPSET and Homeland Security Investigations after …

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