I was pleased to be joined by Shiawassee County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jeremy Root on the floor and by Durand Mayor pro tem Brian Boggs in the gallery for the State of the State. Gov. Snyder’s address illustrated how far Michigan’s economy has come in the past six years, but he also recognized the need to keep moving forward to improve the quality of life for Michigan families who are still struggling. It was also great to hear a direct shout out from the Governor about Vernon/Durand-area success story Second Chance Wood. He thanked them for the 50 additional skilled jobs and huge investment they are committing to in the coming years. More . . .