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Michigan State Senator Judy Emmons
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed the Rev. Bob Winter and his wife Anne to the Michigan Capitol on Thursday. Winter serves as pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Greenville and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
September 14th 2017
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, listened as the Rev. Bob Winter delivered the invocation before Senate session on Thursday. Winter serves as pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Greenville and was Emmons' guest.
September 14th 2017
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, listened as Pastor Mark Edwards delivered the invocation before Senate session on Wednesday. Edwards serves as administrative pastor at Trinity Church in Stanton and was Emmons' guest.
March 8th 2017
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed Pastor Mark Edwards to the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday. Edwards serves as administrative pastor at Trinity Church in Stanton and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
March 8th 2017
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, joined Sens. Tonya Schuitmaker, Rebekah Warren and Margaret O'Brien at the Capitol to show their support for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women initiative. Go Red for Women is a national movement dedicated to increasing awareness about heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in women in the U.S.
January 31st 2017
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, awards U.S. Army veteran Jim Schimmel of Shepherd with a Vietnam War Commemorative Lapel Pin at the Michigan Capitol in recognition of his service during the Vietnam War era. Joining in the ceremony are Sen. Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, and Schimmel's wife Fran (not pictured). Schimmel enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1963. He completed basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky and cook and bakers' school at Fort Lee, Virginia. Schimmel was then deployed to Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Saigon, Vietnam in 1964. While in Vietnam, he was awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.
September 20th 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, (left) and Sen. Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, (right) welcome U.S. Army veteran Jim Schimmel of Shepherd and his wife Fran to the Michigan Capitol. The senators awarded Schimmel with a Vietnam War Commemorative Lapel Pin on Tuesday in recognition of his service during the Vietnam War era. Schimmel enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1963. He completed basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky and cook and bakers' school at Fort Lee, Virginia. Schimmel was then deployed to Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Saigon, Vietnam in 1964. While in Vietnam, he was awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.
September 20th 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, kicked off her Human Trafficking Awareness Outreach Event at the Capitol on Monday. Richard A. Sands (center) was one of many advocates to join Emmons to help to raise awareness about trafficking and support survivors. Sands' granddaughter was a victim of trafficking, and he is board chairman of the Michigan Rescue and Restore Coalition.
June 14th 2016
Michigan State Police Sgt. Kim Vetter (right) participates in a group discussion about how to improve the state's efforts in combatting human trafficking and supporting its survivors. The panels were hosted by Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, as part of her Human Trafficking Awareness Outreach Event at the Capitol.
June 14th 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, (center right) welcomed Debbie Rasmussen of Sheridan (center left) and members of the Blue Star Mothers chapter in Montcalm County to the state Capitol on May 26 for the Michigan Senate's 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service, which honored Michigan's fallen soldiers.
June 2nd 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed World War II veteran Gene Paulino of Mecosta County to the state Capitol on Thursday for the Michigan Senate's 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service, which honored Michigan's fallen soldiers. Paulino was joined by his wife Marion and one of his seven daughters.
May 27th 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, met with Alma officials during the Michigan Municipal League (MML) Legislative Breakfast in Lansing on Wednesday. Pictured from left: Alma City Manager Phillip Moore, Alma Mayor Mel Nyman, Emmons, Alma City Commissioner Roxann Harrington and Alma Vice-Mayor Greg Mapes.
March 24th 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, presented a special tribute to the Sacred Heart Academy Girls Cross Country Team for winning the 2015 Division 4 Team state championship. Emmons presented the tribute to Head Coach Mark Zitzelsberger (center left) during Senate session on Wednesday. The tribute is signed by Emmons, Gov. Rick Snyder and Speaker Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant.
March 16th 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed Pastor Rick Lippert to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday. Lippert serves as minister at Barryton Church of Christ in Barryton and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
March 15th 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, listened as Pastor Rick Lippert delivered the invocation before Senate session on Tuesday. Lippert serves as minister at Barryton Church of Christ in Barryton and was invited by Emmons to give the Senate invocation.
March 15th 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, (left) and Sen. Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, (right) welcome U.S. Army veteran Herb Becker of Marion and his wife Terri to the Michigan Capitol. The senators awarded Becker, who is a constituent of Emmons, with a Vietnam veteran lapel pin on Wednesday, Feb. 10. The symbolism attached to the Vietnam veteran lapel pins is significant. The pins honor all Vietnam veterans, whether they served in-country, in-theater, or were stationed elsewhere during the Vietnam War period.
February 12th 2016
Sens. Tonya Schuitmaker (second from left), Judy Emmons (sixth from left), Arlan Meekhof (seventh from left), Jim Stamas (eighth from left), Peter Macgregor (ninth from left), Rick Jones (seventh from right), Margaret O'Brien (fifth from right), and Goeff Hansen (right) joined other members of the Legislature and Gov. Rick Snyder at a bill signing for the $28 million appropriations supplemental to support efforts in Flint.
January 29th 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed the 2015 Division 6 state champion Ithaca High School football team to the Michigan Capitol. The Yellowjackets were honored by Emmons and Rep. Tom Leonard for their tremendous accomplishments on and off the football field. In November, the team earned its fifth state championship in the last six years. In each year they also met the qualifications for Academic All-State.
January 21st 2016
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed the Rev. Ron Ives to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday. Ives serves as lead pastor at Potter's House Family Worship Center in Mount Pleasant and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
November 3rd 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Chief Steve Pego (right) and tribe council members Ron Nelson and Michelle Stanley to the Capitol on Thursday. The tribe leaders were in the Capitol with leaders of the 12 federally recognized Indian tribes located within the state for Michigan Indian Day, which is celebrated every the fourth Friday in September. Michigan Indian Day is celebrated in recognition of the significant contributions of the 12 nations, their citizens and their predecessors to Michigan's history and future.
September 25th 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed World War II veterans Bob Davis (left) and Bill Gieske (center right) and Korean War veteran Fred Hollister (right) to the state Capitol for the Michigan Senate's 21st Annual Memorial Day Service, which honored Michigan's fallen soldiers and paid respect to all past and current service members. All three men are members of American Legion Post 404 Honor Guard in Harrison and presented the colors during the ceremony.
May 22nd 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed the Rev. Jamey Nichols to the Michigan Capitol. Nichols serves as senior pastor at First Congregational Church in Stanton and delivered the invocation before Senate session on Wednesday.
May 7th 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Speaker Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant, present a special tribute to Central Michigan University Men's Basketball Head Coach Keno Davis honoring the team's 2015 Mid-American Conference regular season championship. Team players also participated in the ceremony on the Senate floor during session on Thursday.
May 1st 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Speaker Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant, welcomed the 2014-15 Central Michigan University Men's Basketball team to the Michigan Senate on Thursday. The team was recognized during session for winning the 2015 Mid-American Conference regular season championship. The entire team joined Emmons (back center right) and Cotter (back left) as they presented Head Coach Keno Davis (back center left) with a tribute recognizing the team's achievement. The tribute was signed by Emmons, Cotter and Gov. Rick Snyder.
May 1st 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Speaker Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant, welcomed the 2015 Central Michigan University Women's Gymnastics team to the Michigan Senate on Thursday. The team was honored during session for winning the 2015 Mid-American Conference regular season championship. The team joined Emmons and Cotter as they presented Coach Jerry Reighard with a tribute recognizing the team's achievement. The tribute was signed by Emmons, Cotter and Gov. Rick Snyder.
May 1st 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Speaker Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant, welcomed the Central Michigan University Women's Field Hockey team to the Michigan Senate on Thursday. The team was honored during session for winning the 2014 Mid-American Conference regular season championship. The team joined Emmons and Cotter as they presented former head coach and current Senior Associate Athletic Director Cristy Freese and current Head Coach Molly Pelowski with a tribute recognizing the team's achievement. The tribute was signed by Emmons, Cotter and Gov. Rick Snyder.
May 1st 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, speaks during the Shine the Light on Human Trafficking Day at the Capitol. The event, "Phase II - Key to the Future," was part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness about trafficking and support survivors.
March 26th 2015
Cook County (IL) Circuit Court Associate Judge Rosemary Grant Higgins (Ret.) shared her story of addressing human trafficking and helping survivors of the sex trade in the court system. Higgins was a featured guest speaker for the Shine the Light on Human Trafficking Day at the Capitol hosted by Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan.
March 26th 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, speaks during the Shine the Light on Human Trafficking Day at the Capitol. The event, "Phase II - Key to the Future," was part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness about trafficking and support survivors.
March 26th 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, received the 2014 Healthcare Worker Safety Award on March 18 from the International Sharps Injury Prevention Society and StaffandPatientSafety.org for her work promoting staff and patient safety in health care. Dr. Michael Sinnott, co-founder of StaffAndPatientSafety.org, (left) and David W. Baetens, director of marketing for OakMed Products in Clarkston, presented the award to Emmons for co-sponsoring resolutions to promote a culture of safety for health care workers and patients.
March 24th 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, joins Sens. Margaret O'Brien, Tonya Schuitmaker and Rebekah Warren at the Capitol to show their support for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women initiative. Go Red for Women is a national movement dedicated to increasing awareness about heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in women in the U.S.
January 29th 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomes the Rev. George M. Showers (left) to the Michigan Capitol. Showers serves as senior pastor at Seville Community Church of God in Elwell and delivered the invocation before Senate session on Tuesday.
January 28th 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomes Dr. Christine Hammond to the Michigan Capitol before Gov. Rick Snyder's 2015 State of the State address. Hammond (left) is president of Mid Michigan Community College and was Emmons' guest for the annual address on Tuesday night.
January 21st 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, was sworn in as senator of the 33rd District during a ceremony at the state Capitol. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young administered the oath of office. Emmons was joined on the Senate floor by her husband, Jerry; her mother, Phebe; and her family.
January 14th 2015
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, accepts the Pinnacle Award from the Michigan Council of Professional Investigators (MCPI) Legislative Chair Peter Psarouthakis (right) in recognition of her efforts to end human trafficking in Michigan. Emmons was honored by the MCPI on Sept. 9 at the organization's annual meeting in Royal Oak.
September 19th 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Michigan native Theresa Flores (right) meet with Gov. Rick Snyder (left) on Tuesday about human trafficking in Michigan and the need to enact comprehensive legislation to crack down on the crime and support its survivors. Flores is a survivor, author and renowned expert on human trafficking and has worked closely with Emmons to raise awareness on the issue and develop bipartisan measures to increase penalties, training and survivor support in Michigan.
September 16th 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, talks to Michigan veterans at a town hall meeting about benefits that are available to them, what the state is doing to improve services for veterans and listening to them about what issues must be addressed. Emmons, a member of the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security Committee, took part in the event hosted by Sen. John Moolenaar, R-Midland; and featuring Maj. Gen. Gregory J. Vadnais, adjutant general and director of the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
June 10th 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed former VFW State Commander Eric Halvorsen (right) to the state Capitol on Thursday as her guest for the Michigan Senate's 20th Annual Memorial Day Service, honoring Michigan residents killed in action protecting America. Before the ceremony, Halvorsen, of Sheridan, joined Emmons as Gov. Rick Snyder (seated) signed her bill allowing schools to award high school diplomas to honorably discharged veterans of the Vietnam War. Pictured from left are Gov. Snyder; VFW District 9 Commander-Elect Donald Rule; Sen. Emmons; Sen. John Moolenaar, R-Midland; and Halvorsen.
May 27th 2014
Veterans from across Michigan join Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Gov. Rick Snyder for a signing ceremony of Emmons" legislation allowing schools to award high school diplomas to honorably discharged veterans of the Vietnam War. Also present are Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes; Sen. John Moolenaar, R-Midland; and former Rep. Holly Hughes. The bill was signed before the Senate held its 20th Annual Memorial Day Service to honor Michigan's fallen heroes.
May 22nd 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, (left) welcomes the Rev. Dr. Jerrold Jones to the Capitol. Jones serves as pastor at First Congregational Church in Greenville and delivered the invocation before Senate session on Thursday. Following Jones" invocation, the Senate held its 20th Annual Memorial Day Service honoring Michigan soldiers who gave their lives in service to America.
May 22nd 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, (standing, center) speaks at a special breakfast to support Theresa Flores and organizations assisting survivors of human trafficking. The reception was the first part of the Shine the Light on Human Trafficking Day at the Capitol.
May 12th 2014
Theresa Flores, a Michigan native who is a survivor, author and renowned expert on human trafficking, shares her personal story about overcoming human trafficking and her efforts to end the crime. Flores" presentation was part of the Shine the Light on Human Trafficking Day at the Capitol hosted by Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan.
May 12th 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed former VFW State Commander Eric Halvorsen (right) to the state Capitol on Thursday as her guest for the Michigan Senate's 20th Annual Memorial Day Service, honoring Michigan residents killed in action protecting America. Before the ceremony, Halversen, of Sheridan, joined Emmons as Gov. Rick Snyder (seated) signed her bill allowing schools to award high school diplomas to honorably discharged veterans of the Vietnam War. Pictured from left are Gov. Snyder; VFW District 9 Commander-Elect Donald Rule; Sen. Emmons; Sen. John Moolenaar, R-Midland; and Halvorsen.
May 12th 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomes the 2014 Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart Academy girls" basketball team to the Michigan Senate. The team was recognized by Emmons during session for earning the team's first ever state title by winning the Michigan High School Athletic Association Class D championship game in March. The entire team joined Emmons (center right) on the Senate floor as she presented Head Coach Damon Brown (center left) with a tribute recognizing the team's achievement. The tribute was signed by Emmons, Gov. Rick Snyder and Rep. Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant.
April 29th 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomes Leadership Montcalm to the Capitol. Leadership Montcalm is a group of local leaders who strive to improve themselves and their communities.
April 18th 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, (left) welcomes Pastor Ryan White, his wife Keri and their four children to the Capitol. White serves as pastor at First Baptist Church of Stanton and delivered the invocation before Senate session on Tuesday.
February 13th 2014
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, details Michigan's new OK-2-SAY hotline with Gov. Rick Snyder, Attorney General Bill Schuette (right) and officials from law enforcement and education. Emmons bill, now Public Act 183 of 2013, creates a 24-hour, 365-days-per-year confidential tip line to help prevent school tragedies. It is modeled on a Colorado initiative launched after the Columbine High School tragedy.
December 18th 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomes Pastor Thomas McNerney (right) and his son to the Michigan Senate. McNerney serves as senior minister at Vestaburg Church of Christ in Vestaburg and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
October 10th 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, joined local legislators, concerned citizens and advocates on Monday at the Diocese of Grand Rapids to announce a 19-bill Senate package designed to crack down on human trafficking and support victims. Highlights of the initiative include providing victims with support and resources, increasing training and enhancing penalties. Joining Emmons for the announcement were Sen. Mark C. Jansen, R-Gaines Township, (back left) and Sen. Dave Hildenbrand, R-Lowell, (back center).
October 8th 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons. R-Sheridan, speaks out about human trafficking at a press conference on the Michigan Capitol steps where she announced a 19-bill bipartisan legislative package to crack down on human trafficking offenders and support victims. Joining Emmons were senators and advocates from across the state. Pictured from left: Sen. Jim Marleau, R-Lake Orion; Senate Majority Floor Leader Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive; Sen. Mike Nofs. R-Battle Creek; Sen. Dave Hildenbrand, R-Lowell; and Sen. Emmons.
September 26th 2013
State Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomes veteran Ben Webster to the state Capitol for the Michigan Senate's 19th Annual Memorial Day Service, which honors Michigan residents killed in action during the previous 12 months. Webster is a disabled veteran who served in the U.S. Navy and currently serves as an outpost leader for Point Man International Ministries, a nonprofit organization run by veterans to provide outreach and support for veterans.
May 24th 2013
More than 100 residents listen to a panel of former legislators, consultants and various human trafficking prevention experts discuss the legislative process during the Human Trafficking Legislative Day at the Capitol, which was hosted by Sens. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan; Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton; Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor; and Gretchen Whitmer, D-East Lansing.
May 2nd 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, meets with Human Trafficking Legislative Day participants in the Senate Gallery of the Michigan Capitol. The reception was the first part of a legislative day hosted by Emmons and her fellow women senators that focused on raising awareness of human trafficking and explaining the legislative process.
May 2nd 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, discusses the need to raise awareness about human trafficking and what each resident and the state can do to help stop the crime. Emmons hosted the Human Trafficking 101 Forum in Lansing and introduced presenters from the Polaris Project, a national anti-trafficking group, who focused on education and action.
March 12th 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, talks about the devastating impact of human trafficking as she begins a forum in the state capital to raise awareness about the crime in Michigan. Emmons hosted the Human Trafficking 101 Forum featuring a presentation on education and action by the Polaris Project, a national anti-trafficking group.
March 12th 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, joins Gov. Rick Snyder at the Michigan Capitol as the governor signs her legislation to make it easier for local judges to follow and apply state law concerning Indian child welfare. Public Act 565 of 2012 creates the Michigan Indian Family Protection Act to ensure more consistency in how Indian tribes and children are treated.
February 26th 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons. R-Sheridan, speaks out at a press conference in the Michigan Capitol with advocates from around the state about raising awareness of human trafficking in Michigan and cracking down on the crime. Emmons announced she will be re-introducing her legislation to help stop the offense in Michigan, working with colleagues on a comprehensive package and traveling across the state to hear from experts and advocacy groups about further actions to take.
February 13th 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley (left) welcome Pastor Phil Van Dop (back left) and his three children to the Michigan Senate. Van Dop serves as pastor at the First Congressional Church of Sheridan and delivered the invocation before Senate session on Thursday.
February 1st 2013
Carson City Elementary
January 24th 2013
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, salutes the state's dairy farmers during the Michigan Dairy Foods Association's dairy day celebration at the Capitol. Dairy Foods Awareness Day was established to demonstrate the importance of the dairy processing industry in Michigan and to promote the 3-A-Day concept of three servings of calcium-rich dairy products per day, which helps ensure a healthy diet.
June 12th 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, listens as St. Johns City Manager Dennis LaForest discusses the benefits to the region of a $1 million brownfield grant to help return a vacant building to use. Emmons announced the grant at the Capitol on Tuesday. The funds will help create 40 full-time jobs and bring $4.5 million in private investment to mid-Michigan.
June 12th 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons welcomes Pastor Brian LaMew (left) to the Michigan Senate. LaMew is the senior pastor of Mt. Pleasant Community Church in Mt. Pleasant and delivered the invocation before Senate session on Wednesday.
May 31st 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley welcome Portland High School cheer team coach Linda Fox and representatives from the team to the Michigan Senate. The team was recognized by Emmons during session for their outstanding efforts in making the dreams come true for Julia Sullivan, of Nebraska. Sullivan was born without arms and legs, but with the team partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to fulfill her cheerleading dreams. Pictured from right to left: Sen. Emmons, Alissa Zoll, Linda Fox, Amy Spoor and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley.
May 18th 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, talks about expanding opportunities for high school freshmen and sophomores and non-public students to take public community college or university courses for credit toward both a high school diploma and college degree. Emmons spoke after Gov. Rick Snyder (right) signed her four-bill package into law as well as a measure expanding cyber school opportunities, sponsored by Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton (left).
May 16th 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and Randy Hodge (center back) and his family join Gov. Rick Snyder as he signs Emmons" four-bill package expanding opportunities for high school freshmen and sophomores and non-public students. The new laws enable students to take public community college or university courses for credit toward both a high school diploma and college degree. Hodge is the school administrator for St. Patrick Catholic School in Portland, Michigan.
May 16th 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons welcomes the 2011 Central Michigan University women's volleyball team to the Michigan Senate. The team was recognized by Emmons during session for winning the team's first ever Mid-American Conference (MAC) tournament championship - ending a 33-year drought - and earning its first post-season bid to the NCAA Tournament. Pictured with Emmons (center) and the team are Head Coach Erik Olson (center left); coaches Dave Zelenock, Rodnei Santos and Theresa Beeckman; CMU Executive Associate Director of Athletics Marcy Weston (far right); and CMU Associate Director of Academic Services Tera Albrecht (right).
March 27th 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomed DeWitt High School junior Sydney Ware to the Michigan Capitol. Ware was in Lansing on Tuesday job shadowing Sen. Rick Jones, left, who joined Emmons in welcoming Ware to the state Senate
March 21st 2012
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March 13th 2012
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March 13th 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, welcomes Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates (SAPA) members to the Capital. The student-driven, nonprofit organization at Central Michigan University offers students a confidential 24/7 crisis line and educational programs. The advocates gave a presentation about sexual assault to the Senate Families, Seniors and Human Services Committee chaired by Emmons. Pictured from left: Katie Kleve, Angelina Brown, Sen. Emmons, Miller Dugalich and Richard Bronson.
March 7th 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons welcomes Pastor Gene Haymaker (left) to the Michigan Senate on Thursday. Haymaker is the pastor of Maranatha Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
February 23rd 2012
Third grade students from Saranac Elementary
January 19th 2012
Sen. Judy Emmons welcomes the 2011 DeWitt High School lacrosse team to the Michigan Senate. Emmons presented the team with a special tribute recognizing them for achieving Division II First Team Academic All-State Honors for the second year in a row. Pictured with Emmons are Head Coach Ian Broughton (left) and team members who attended the ceremony.
August 24th 2011
Sens. Judy Emmons and Mark Jansen, Reps. Thomas Hooker and Margaret O'Brien and Department of Human Services Director Maura Corrigan join Gov. Rick Snyder as he signs legislation to strengthen Michigan's child protection laws, increase collaboration and provide cohesive data on children who have died in state care. Pictured (from right) are: Jansen, R-Gaines Township; Emmons, R-Sheridan; Snyder; Corrigan; O'Brien, R-Portage; and Hooker, R-Byron Center.
June 28th 2011
Sen. Judy Emmons welcomes the 2011 state champion St. Johns High School wrestling team to the Michigan Senate. Head Coach Zane Ballard accepted a special tribute from Emmons and spoke on behalf of the team during Senate session. The Redwings finished 32-0 on the path to winning the Division 2 state championship for the second year in a row.
June 1st 2011
Sen. Judy Emmons presents Head Coach Zane Ballard a special tribute honoring the St. Johns High School wrestling team for winning the 2011 Division 2 state championship. The Redwings were undefeated on the path to earning the state title for the second year in a row. The team participated in the ceremony on the Senate floor.
June 1st 2011
Sen. Judy Emmons (center right) recognizes the Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart High School football team for winning the Division 8 football state championship at Ford Field in November 2010. Emmons presented head coach Rick Roberts (center left) with a special tribute for the team in the Senate Chambers at the Michigan Capitol. The title was the schools first under the current playoff system. The Irish previously earned championships in 1933, 1970 and 1971
February 17th 2011
Sen. Judy Emmons (left) welcomes Pastor Tim Knaus of First Baptist Church, St. Johns, to the Michigan Capitol. Pastor Knaus gave the invocation before the start of Senate session on Wednesday
February 16th 2011
Sen. Judy Emmons and the Senate Education Committee hear testimony on legislation known as the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act. Pictured are Sen. Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair Township, chair of the committee (right); Emmons (center); and Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton.
February 16th 2011
Sen. Judy Emmons (center left) welcomes the Central Michigan University womens soccer team and head coach Neil Stafford (center right) to the Michigan Capitol. The team was honored for claiming the Mid-American Conference regular season and tournament championships for the second-straight season and also earning their sixth straight National Academic Championship through the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, posting a 3.76 grade-point average for the 2009-10 academic school year.
February 10th 2011
Sen. Judy Emmons is sworn in by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Young, Jr. as her mother, Phebe Wilson, grandson Keegan, granddaughter Kennedy, and husband, Jerry Emmons, stand with her during the oath of office.
January 12th 2011