Sen. Hansen welcomes guests to Capitol for State of the State

LANSING—State Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, stands in the Senate chamber with his guests for Gov. Rick Snyder’s fourth State of the State address Thursday night. Pictured left to right are Brenda Fowler, Olivia Fowler, Hansen, Nick Schanhals and Paul Meyers.

Olivia, from Newaygo, and Nick, from North Muskegon, were among many bright students who entered Sen. Hansen’s student essay contest. Olivia came with her stepmom, and Nick brought his grandfather.

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