For Immediate Release:
Jan. 14, 2015
Contact: Greg Moore
LANSING, Mich.—State Sen. Mike Nofs, R-Battle Creek, was sworn in Wednesday as a member of the 98th Michigan Legislature. Nofs, the longest-serving member of the Senate, otherwise known as the “Dean,” will begin his seventh year of service. Nofs was first elected in a 2009 special election to fill an unexpired term.
Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof formally announced the committee assignments for each member on Wednesday.
Nofs will continue as chairman of the Senate Energy and Technology Committee, while also serving on the Banking and Financial Services, and Commerce committees.
In addition to these policy committees, Nofs has been tapped to serve on the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee where he will chair the State Police and Military Affairs subcommittee, and serve as vice chair of the Capital Outlay subcommittee. He also will be a member of the General Government subcommittee.
Sen. Nofs represents the 19th Senate District, which includes the counties of Barry, Calhoun, and Ionia.
Editor’s note: A print-quality version of the photo above and other Nofs photos will be available shortly at SenatorMikeNofs.com on the Photowire link.