Hansen honors Muskegon High School state champions

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Goeff Hansen (center right) stands in the Senate chamber Tuesday with the 2017 Division 3 state champion Muskegon High School football team and their coaches.

Hansen, R-Hart, presented a Senate tribute to the team and their quarterback, La’Darius Jefferson, who was named MLive 2017 Michigan High School Football Player of the Year after leading his team to a 14-0 record en route to the state championship.

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Hansen: We must reward hard work and attract young talent

Sen. Goeff Hansen

Sen. Goeff Hansen

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Goeff Hansen on Tuesday attended Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2018 State of the State address, which laid out the governor’s plan for continuing Michigan’s economic recovery.

Hansen, R-Hart, offered the following statement after the address:

“The past seven years have seen a tremendous recovery in Michigan, and tonight’s address highlighted our accomplishments and looked to the future.

“We have created 540,000 private-sector jobs during the comeback, and we have balanced the budget months ahead of time for seven straight years.

“In addition, the 122,800 manufacturing jobs created in Michigan since 2010 is the most in the entire U.S., and our income growth over that period is sixth highest in the nation.

“We can’t rest on these achievements. The governor stressed the need to continue to provide an environment in the state that rewards hard work and attracts young talent.

“Part of that effort is an investment in education. This year that includes the largest increase in the per-pupil foundation allowance ever.

“I agree with the governor on these priorities. I look forward to working with him in 2018 to make this and other important objectives a reality.”

Sen. Hansen welcomes Oceana County road commissioner to Capitol for State of the State

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, stands in the Senate chamber with Oceana County Road Commissioner Robert Carr (right). Carr joined Hansen for Gov. Rick Snyder’s final State of the State address Tuesday night.

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Sen. Goeff Hansen available for comments following 2018 State of the State address

Sen. Goeff Hansen

Sen. Goeff Hansen

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Goeff Hansen will be available for comments following the governor’s 2018 State of the State address on Tuesday.

Who:
Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart.

What:
Reaction and comments following the governor’s State of the State address.

When:
After the address, which is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Where:
By phone or in:
House Appropriations Room
Third floor
State Capitol
Lansing

Brief:
Hansen will be available following the State of the State address for comments on state issues mentioned by the governor in the address.

He also will be available by phone. Please call Hansen’s office at 1-517-373-1635 to schedule an interview time with the senator.