Michigan Republicans, who gained a majortiy in both houses of the state Legislature in last week’s elections, have chosen their leadership team.
Senate Republicans picked Randy Richardville of Monroe to be their majority leader starting in January. He’ll succeed Mike Bishop of Rochester, who is term-limited.READ MORE: Official In Michigan County Gives Up Post In COVID Aid Flap
In the lower chamber, which had been in Democratic hands before the election, the new House Speaker is Rep. James “Jase” Bolger of Marshall.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: Monday Is Deadline To Opt Out Of Advance Monthly Payments
Democrats selected Rep. Richard Hammel of Mount Morris Township in Genesee County to be House minority leader. Last week, Democrats picked Gretchen Whtmer of East Lansing as Senate minority leader.MORE NEWS: White House, Canada State Support For New Detroit River Span
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