Senator Phil Pavlov
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As you enjoy this beautiful fall weather and experience everything Michigan has to offer, work continues to be done in the in Lansing and I hope you find this update informative.

Harvest-time safety

Fall is a beautiful time of year in Michigan, but we need to take extra precautions as we travel our roads. I’ve released this public service announcement to encourage everyone to be mindful of farmers harvesting their crops for winter.

PSA Video Screenshot

Summer reading contest

Each summer I host a summer reading contest and invite the winners to Lansing to be "Junior Senators" for the day. This year, the students came in on September 24th and we had a great time. Read my blog about the day here.

"Junior Senators"

Pavlov co-sponsors call for federal balanced budget amendment

It is sobering to realize that our national debt is now more than $18 trillion and growing.

I have co-sponsored Senate Bill 306, which would enter Michigan into an interstate compact to petition Congress to adopt a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Read more about it here.

Senate bills promote firearm safety

I recently supported legislation to exempt gun safety devices from state sales and use taxes.

Senate Bills 364-365 would make products such as gun safes, lock boxes, and trigger and barrel locks more affordable for all gun owners. Safe storage can help prevent accidents and potential firearms thefts.

The bills have been sent to the House Committee on Tax Policy.

Make Michigan a top ten state for education

The Michigan Department of Education is looking for your ideas on how to improve our education system. Until November 1st you can fill out the form here and make your voice heard.

Office hours

I continue to hold office hours around the district. These are the times currently scheduled.

Wednesday, October 14
Richmond Township Hall
34900 School Section Rd.
6:00- 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 23
2509 Pine Grove Ave., Port Huron
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Phil Pavlov
State Senator
Michigan's 25th Senate District
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