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   ing people get back to work safely and hang onto their healthcare.
63rd District. Like you, I am a senior, born in April 1950.
Kimberly A. Hinkley (R) Calhoun County Clerk and Register of Deeds
 Over a million Michiganders have filed for unemployment due to COVID- 19 – nearly a quarter of our workforce. Even before the pandemic, many strug- gled to find good-paying jobs that are enough to earn a good living, raise a family, and someday retire. Today it’s even more difficult.
My Grandfathers were Veterans
of WW I, my father, and uncle were Veterans of WW II. I am a Vietnam Era Veteran sent to the Republic of Korea after the USS Pueblo was seized by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. I have spent a total of 41 years in the defense of the United States of America.
As your Calhoun County Clerk and Register of Deeds, I talk with people just like
As we face the challenges presented by COVID-19, it’s more important than ever that everyone has access to afford- able health care, from the essential work- ers who are risking their health to keep their jobs, to those who are scared to call a doctor because they fear the cost.
I am a JFK Democrat, a moderate. “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”
you. Daily, I work to help them obtain documents they need to navigate life in this ever-changing world. Birth certif- icates, marriage licenses, and divorce records, are all necessary to obtain enhanced driver’s licenses, housing, Social Security, or death benefits. One of my goals is to give senior adults special pricing to receive these important vital records. Another example, land records are needed for estate planning to make sure your loved ones are taken care of
Medicaid expansion in 2014 provided better coverage for our community and I will fight to ensure those lifesaving ser- vices are continued for our citizens, and that everyone has access to affordable, quality care.
The issues I have identified that affect us seniors are:
(1) Retirement tax
(2) Human trafficking (Probate Guardianship)
Helping people isn’t just the job, it’s the right thing to do, and I humbly ask for your support for state representative.
Each issue is described at www. and solutions I will champion in Lansing.
 Ron Hawkins, WRITE-IN candidate (D) State Representative 63rd District
I am Ron Hawkins,
a WRITE-IN candidate for State Representative
If you agree we need adult leadership in Lansing to lead the work necessary to resolve this State’s problems, then I ask you to join me. On your November ballot go below the listed candidates for the State Representative 63rd District to the blank line, write in my name, Ron Hawkins and fill in the circle.
be available for research and purchase online. Whether it’s a Concealed Pistol License for protection, your Veterans ID card to receive discounts that thank you for your service, or making sure you are registered to vote, I want to make sure your concerns and voices are heard!
Vote to KEEP an experienced, commit- ted, and qualified leader, serving you and the entire community. (Continued)
(3) Senior income tax reform (4) Infrastructure
in times of need. These documents are important to have available for your fam- ily. With our convenient and expanding online services, you never have to leave your home to obtain most of these doc- uments. I have already begun increasing the number of land records that will
 I answer all emails; contact me at
Steve Frisbie is fighting FOR you.
• NO county tax increases
• Prioritizing spending on police, fire & infrastructure • Calhoun County bond rating upgraded to AA
• Leading efforts to fix the roads through smart
spending, road warranties, and consolidation.
A graduate of The Robert B. Miller College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Steve is a paramedic and the Vice President of LifeCare Ambulance . Steve and his wife Lorene reside in Pennfield.
e-mail: or Facebook - Steve Fritz - Calhoun County Commissioner
 Paid for by The Committee to Elect Steve Frisbie 148 Pheasantwood Trail, Battle Creek, MI 49017
 “We need and deserve responsive and responsible government for all of the residents in District 1 and throughout the county. I would like to see our county become the first choice for potential employers, prospective residents, and visitors to the area. I am working diligently with the Commission, staff and residents to make Calhoun County the best county in our state.”
– Kathy-Sue Vette
                                                   Fighting for accountability, efficiency and results in our County’s government.
 Calhoun County Commissioner, District 1 458 Country Club Dr., Battle Creek, MI 49015
269-209-5701 I
 Paid for by the committee to elect Kathy-Sue Vette.

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