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State politicians hear concerns from Range residents

 

February 9, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

State Rep. Greg Markkanen, left, and Sen. Ed McBroom discuss issues with residents Friday during a public town hall meeting at the Bessemer City Hall.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The two men representing Gogebic County in the Michigan legislature were in town Friday visiting with local officials and holding a public town hall to hear the area's concerns.

State Sen. Ed McBroom (R-Vulcan) and state Rep. Greg Markkanen (R-Hancock) said they visited the area repeatedly during their 2018 campaigns for the 38th senate district and 11th state house district respectively and didn't want the community to think it was forgotten once the votes were counted.

"Greg and I both made commitments to this area while we were ru...



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