Schuitmaker welcomes Kent County commissioner to Capitol for State of the State address

Lansing, Mich. — State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton, welcomes Kent County Commissioner Harold Mast to the Michigan Capitol before Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2016 State of the State address. Mast was Schuitmaker’s guest for the annual address Tuesday night.


Editor’s note: A print-quality photograph is available by clicking on the image or by visiting the senator’s website at: Click on “Photowire” under the Media Center tab.


Sen. Schuitmaker announces January office hours

Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker

Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton, announced that January office hours are scheduled for the 26th Senate District.

Schuitmaker’s district director, Deb Shields, will be available to meet with constituents at the following dates, times and locations:

Wednesday, Jan. 13

  • 9 – 10 a.m.

Fillmore Township Hall

4219 52nd St.


  • 11 a.m. – noon

Fennville City Hall

222 South Maple St.


  • 12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

Mugshots Coffee House

340 Water St.


  • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Plainwell City Hall

211 North Main St.



Thursday, Jan. 14

  • 8:30 – 9:15 a.m.

Daily Brews Gourmet Coffee

128 South Main St.


  • 10 – 11 a.m.

Kent District Library

4950 Breton Road SE.


Tuesday, Jan. 19

  • 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

The Breakfast Place

206 North Main St.


  • 10 – 11 a.m.

Antwerp Township Hall

24821 Front St.


  • Noon – 1 p.m.

Railroad Café

555 Railroad St.


  • 2 – 3 p.m.

Saugatuck-Douglas Library

10 Mixer St.



Schuitmaker welcomes area residents to attend mobile district office hours this month hosted by District Director Deb Shields throughout Van Buren and Allegan counties, as well as Kentwood and Gaines Township.

Shields will be on hand to answer questions and respond to concerns that residents of the district may have. No appointment is necessary.

For more information, please contact Deb Shields at (269) 303-5564 or by email at