Hansen welcomes ‘Day at the Capitol’ winners

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, welcomed two Mears residents to the Capitol on Wednesday: Jake Whelpley, a former Golden Township zoning administrator (left), and Mike Cook, a member of the Golden Township Planning Commission and retired Air Force veteran.

Cook and Whelpley each won a certificate to spend a “Day at the Capitol” with Hansen.

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Photo Advisory: Hansen and guests attend bill signing to allow Newaygo County to become Promise Zone

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, (right) attended a ceremonial signing Wednesday of Senate Bill 539 (Public Act 9 of 2016), his measure enabling the Michigan Department of Treasury to designate Newaygo County as one of ten Promise Zones in the state.

Pictured with Hansen and Gov. Rick Snyder are Rep. Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo, and elementary, middle and high school students from Newaygo County.

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