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First Female Chair Of Senate Finance Passes

04/01/22 07:09 PM By John Reurink - Comment(s)
First Female Chair Of Senate Finance Passes

Former Sen. Joanne Emmons, a Republican of Big Rapids, passed away Thursday at the age of 88.

 

Emmons was the first female chair of the Senate Finance Committee and served in the Michigan Legislature from 1987 through 2002.  The Big Rapids Republican served two terms in the Michigan House a...