Senator Peter MacGregor
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OFFICE HOURS

I will be holding office hours on Friday, January 22nd at the Grandville-Jenison Chamber of Commerce, 2939 Wilson Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418 from 7:30am-9:00am.

I will be available to answer questions and respond to concerns any residents of the district may have.  Office hours are a one-on-one meeting with constituents, and in order to see as many people as possible please keep the conversation to ten to fifteen minutes. If your question requires additional time, please contact my office to set up an appointment.

For more information or to contact my office, please visit SenatorPeterMacGregor.com or call 1-855-347-8028.
The year in review

As we look ahead to a new year of promise and opportunity, I would like to share one last look at some key 2015 legislative accomplishments.

Michigan is the biggest success story in the nation!

Fiscal restraint and pro-growth reforms championed by Senate Republicans, such as producing a balanced budget ahead of schedule and reducing unfunded liabilities by $16 billion, continued to energize Michigan’s economy.

In fact, more than 400,000 new private sector jobs have been added to our economy in under five years, while unemployment dropped to 5 percent in September, the first time Michigan has been below the national average since August 2000.

Education continues to be our top priority

For the fifth straight year, we increased K-12 funding— that’s an increase of more than $1 billion in state funding since 2011. More than 45 cents of every state tax dollar collected goes to K-12 education, community colleges and universities.

We also increased funding for 3rd grade reading programs to ensure our children and grandchildren have a solid foundation for a lifetime of learning.

Comprehensive road funding fix

After years of discussion and debate, a comprehensive road funding solution was passed that invests more than $1 billion into repairing our roads and bridges. Senate Republicans also directed half a billion dollars from the FY ’15 budget to road construction and repair.

Protecting our quality of life

We restored justice for many victims of violent crimes by fully funding efforts to eliminate the backlog on 10,000 rape kits in the Detroit area and prosecute the offenders.

In addition, we protected faith-based adoption agencies by ensuring that the convictions of our hearts in matters of faith are not overridden by the state. All children deserve stable, loving homes but not all agencies need to be told how to accomplish this goal.

Preserving our outdoor heritage

Michigan’s water resources define our very way of life and are a cornerstone of our economy. We urged the federal government to actively confront the menace Asian carp poses to the native species of the Great Lakes and protect our region’s cherished natural resources and vital tourism industry.

Michigan is such a great place to live, work and raise a family! These efforts will go a long way in helping to improve our environment for job growth, provide more educational opportunities and protect the rights of our citizens. I invite you to visit www.misenategop.com for more information on the 2015 Senate Republican accomplishments.


Highlights from my Facebook page


State Senator Peter MacGregor

January 7 at 9:32am
I'd like to congratulate the Kent District Library for recently being awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This is a significant achievement and the highest recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting. It is rarely awarded to first-time applicants, which speaks volumes of the KDL and its staff. Well done!

State Senator Peter MacGregor

December 23, 2015 at 4:37pm
Today, Governor Rick Snyder signed Senate Bill 617 into law, which was key to finalizing Switch's new SuperNAP data center in Kent County.

Governor signs MacGregor data center legislation

LANSING, Mich. - Legislation sponsored by State Sen. Peter MacGregor to help create jobs and increase business investment in the state by providing sales tax and use tax exemptions for data centers was signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday.

State Senator Peter MacGregor

December 9, 2015
We celebrated Pasty Day during this morning's Senate session. Pasties are an Upper Peninsula tradition -- a delicious mixture of meat, potato and vegetable wrapped in a handheld pie. I thank my colleague Sen. Tom Casperson for bringing them down from Escanaba to share with us today.



State Senator Peter MacGregor

December 5, 2015
I had a wonderful time at Rockford's Annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony last night and Santa Parade this morning.



State Senator Peter MacGregor

December 2, 2015
It was a great honor to present the 2015 Rockford Rams boys cross country team with a special tribute today during Senate session. Back-to-back state champs! What an accomplishment!

You can view video of the presentation at my YouTube page here: youtu.be/OEIaPZ1r8P0



State Senator Peter MacGregor

November 22, 2015
I had the honor this afternoon to recognize three young men receive their Eagle Scout Award. Congratulations to Matt Koss, Justin Kneeshaw, and John Kubiszewski, and thank you for inviting me to your Court of Honor.



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State Senator Peter MacGregor

November 21, 2015
I enjoyed attending the Grand Opening of Rockford Fitness Boot Camp. Coach Paul Bartlett Jr. - Certified Personal Trainer. Specializing in boot camp style training. Burn fat and build muscle.  www.RockfordFitness.com





State Senator Peter MacGregor

November 21, 2015
Helping the citizens of the 28th District with the navigation of the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA). Presenting an Unemployed Worker Seminar about filing claims, benefits, redetermination, work search, FAQs and other general information. I also want everyone to remember that these benefits are funded by our Employers.



State Senator Peter MacGregor

November 19, 2015
Congratulations to these west Michigan job providers that have been certified veteran-friendly employers by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.



State Senator Peter MacGregor

November 18, 2015
November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Please take a moment to view my public service announcement: https://youtu.be/v46MShotito



State Senator Peter MacGregor

I had the honor tonight to give the invocation at the Plainfield Township Veterans Day Ceremony. Rep Chris Afendoulis was in attendance as well.

OUR DISTRICT

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The 28th Senate District


The 28th Senate District consists of the cities of Cedar Springs, Grandville, Rockford, Walker, Wyoming city, and the townships of Algoma, Alpine, Byron, Cannon, Courtland, Grattan, Nelson, Oakfield, Plainfield, Solon, Sparta, Spencer, Tyrone, and Vergennes in Kent County.

Contact Me

Serving the constituents of the 28th Senate district is very important to me and I encourage you to contact me with any state issues. You may contact me by calling toll-free 1-855-347-8028 or emailing senpmacgregor@senate.michigan.gov.

I look forward to serving you, and I encourage you to contact me if I can assist you in any way or if you have an idea to help move our state forward.
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Senator Peter MacGregor

715 Farnum Bldg. P.O. Box 30036
Lansing, MI 48909-7536

Phone: (517) 373-0797

Email: SenPMacGregor@senate.michigan.gov
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