Senator Michele Hoitenga's Press Releases

Sen. Hoitenga renews effort to remove criminal penalties associated with 72-hour deer harvest reporting window

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Michele Hoitenga on Wednesday introduced legislation to reduce the penalty for failing to report a deer harvest to the Department of Natural Resources within 72 hours from a misdemeanor to a civil infraction. “Hunters shouldn’t be facing criminal charges for not reporting a deer harvest within 72 hours. Many deer camps have no internet or limited cell service to report a

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Sen. Hoitenga comments on 2023 State of the State

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Michele Hoitenga, R-Manton, on Wednesday released the following statement after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023 State of the State address: “I look forward to working with the governor and my legislative colleagues on meaningful tax relief for the people of Michigan. All Michiganders are facing real challenges brought on by record inflation. We cannot simply provide relief for some and not all.

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Hoitenga sworn in as state senator for 36th District

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Michele Hoitenga, R-Manton, was sworn in as senator for the 36th District on Wednesday during a ceremony at the Capitol. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Elizabeth T. Clement administered the oath of office and the senator was joined on the Senate floor by members of her family. “I am honored to serve on behalf of the people of the 36th District as

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Hoitenga opens Senate office, staff ready to serve 36th District

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Michele Hoitenga announced on Thursday that her Lansing office is open and ready to meet the needs of residents of the 36th Senate District. “I remain honored to have been elected to serve on behalf of the people who call the 16 Northern Michigan counties of the 36th District home,” said Hoitenga, R-Manton. “I am ready to get to work on

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