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Senator Michael D. MacDonald
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, leads a small business roundtable with local business owners at the Clinton- Macomb Public Library in Clinton Township. The main goal of the roundtable was to hear from the small business community about the unique challenges they face.
August 15th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, welcomed the Rev. Jerry Weinzierl to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday. Weinzierl is the pastor at Grace Christian Church in Sterling Heights and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
June 4th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, welcomed the Rev. Jerry Weinzierl to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday. Weinzierl is the pastor at Grace Christian Church in Sterling Heights and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
June 4th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, presides during the Michigan Senate's 25th Annual Memorial Day Service as the honor guard salutes a basket containing a U.S. flag in memory of Pfc. Michael A. Thompson, who was killed in April while serving in Operation Inherent Resolve in Syria.
May 23rd 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, concludes the Michigan Senate's 25th Annual Memorial Day Service as the Kalamazoo Pipe Band exits the Senate chamber to close the ceremony, which honored the state's fallen soldiers.
May 23rd 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, delivers the opening statement of the Michigan Senate's 25th Annual Memorial Day Service, which honored the state's fallen soldiers.
May 23rd 2019
Joe Castiglia of Sterling Heights performs the National Anthem during the Michigan Senate's 25th Annual Memorial Day Service, organized by Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township. Castiglia is a Wayne State University student and recently had the opportunity to sing for the president of the United States.
May 23rd 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, on Tuesday joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for a bill signing ceremony on his legislation clarifying the state's medical marijuana law and enabling state regulators to more effectively and efficiently provide necessary oversight of medical marijuana businesses. Senate Bill 203, now Public Act 3 of 2019, changed the applicant requirements in the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act to require those with influence over the business to go through the background check process by the state to receive a license.
May 16th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, leads the first meeting of the bipartisan Michigan Legislative Aerospace and Defense Caucus, which was formed to raise awareness of and promote the state's important role in aerospace and defense issues. The caucus on Tuesday saw a presentation on the proposed Michigan Launch Initiative by IQM Research Institute President and retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael Dudzik.
May 14th 2019
The Michigan Legislative Aerospace and Defense Caucus, co- chaired by Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, listens to a presentation on the proposed Michigan Launch Initiative by IQM Research Institute President and retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael Dudzik. The bipartisan caucus was formed to raise awareness of and promote Michigan's important role in aerospace and defense issues.
May 14th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, speaks on the Senate floor about Senate Resolution 18 to recognize May 2019 as Stroke Awareness Month in Michigan as part of an effort to raise awareness of the risk factors, warning signs and symptoms of stroke and the steps people can take to reduce their chances of having a stroke.
May 2nd 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, and Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, welcomed Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Stamas, R-Midland, for a tour of the Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township on Friday. The tour was led by Brig. Gen. John D. Slocum, commander of the 127th Wing at Selfridge ANGB, and Maj. Gen. Leonard Isabelle, assistant adjutant general and commander of the Michigan Air National Guard.
March 22nd 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, and Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, welcomed Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Stamas, R-Midland, for a tour of the Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township on Friday. The tour was led by Brig. Gen. John D. Slocum, commander of the 127th Wing at Selfridge ANGB.
March 22nd 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, testified before the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on Thursday on his legislation to clarify who needs to be investigated for a medical marijuana facilities license. Senate Bill 203 would streamline the licensing process for applicants and state regulators - allowing state officials to focus more on those who have a real operational say or financial interest in a medical marijuana business.
March 14th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, recently kicked off National Reading Month by reading to students at Fox Elementary School in Macomb Township on March 1. In an effort to promote the importance of reading, MacDonald will continue reading to students at local elementary schools throughout the month.
March 6th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, recently kicked off National Reading Month by reading to students at Trinity Lutheran Church School in Clinton Township on March 1. In an effort to promote the importance of reading, MacDonald will continue reading to students at local elementary schools throughout the month.
March 6th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, reviews Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's fiscal year 2020 state budget recommendation during a joint meeting of the Senate and House appropriations committees on Tuesday. The governor's recommendation starts the process of enacting a state budget for the next fiscal year.
March 5th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, listened to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer present fiscal year 2020 state budget recommendation during a joint meeting of the Senate and House appropriations committees on Tuesday.
March 5th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, welcomed the Rev. Patrick Visger and his wife Julie to the Michigan Capitol on Thursday. Visger is the senior pastor at Bethesda Christian Church in Sterling Heights and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
February 21st 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, welcomed the Rev. Patrick Visger to the Michigan Capitol on Thursday. Visger is the senior pastor at Bethesda Christian Church in Sterling Heights and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
February 21st 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, welcomed Barbara Rossmann to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday night as his guest for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's 2019 State of the State address. Rossmann is president and CEO of Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals and chief nursing officer for the Henry Ford Health System.
February 13th 2019
Sen. Michael D. MacDonald, R-Macomb Township, was sworn in as senator for the 10th District on Wednesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman administered the oath of office. MacDonald was joined on the Senate floor by his wife Lauranne, father Dan and mother Jan.
January 9th 2019