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Mike Shirkey sworn in as 16th District state senator

LANSING, Mich.—State Sen. Mike Shirkey was sworn in as senator of the 16th District on Wednesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Jr. administered the oath of office. Shirkey was joined on the Senate floor by his wife, mother, and several children and grandchildren.

“I am honored and humbled to be serving as the senator for the 16th District,” said Shirkey, R-Clarklake. “There is a great deal of work to be done to continue Michigan’s renewal. I am excited about the challenge.”

Shirkey also announced that his office is open and ready to assist constituents of the 16th District.

“I encourage anyone who needs help or wants to share their viewpoint on state issues to contact our office,” Shirkey said. “My excellent staff and I are dedicated to providing the best service possible for our hard-working constituents.”

An email address and toll-free phone number have been established to add convenience for district residents. The email address is [email protected] and the toll-free number is 1-855-347-8016.

Shirkey’s office is located in Room 320 of the Farnum Building at 125 West Allegan St. in Lansing, across the street from the Michigan Capitol. For U.S. mail, the mailing address is Senator Mike Shirkey, P.O. Box 30036, Lansing, MI, 48909.

Residents can also visit his Senate website at for information on legislation, to see photos and to access helpful materials.

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