Sen. Hune welcomes Pastor Tarpley to the Michigan Senate to deliver invocation

LANSING, Mich.—State Sen. Joe Hune, R-Fowlerville, welcomed Tom and Gloria Tarpley of Fowlerville to the Michigan Senate on Tuesday. Tom Tarpley serves as the pastor of Fowlerville United Brethren in Fowlerville and delivered the invocation at the start of Senate session.

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Left photo caption: Sen. Joe Hune, R-Fowlerville, welcomed Pastor Tom Tarpley (right) and his wife Gloria (middle) to the Michigan Senate on Tuesday to deliver the invocation during Senate session.

Right photo caption: Pastor Tom Tarpley of Fowlerville United Brethren in Fowlerville delivers the invocation at the Michigan Senate on Tuesday during Senate session.

National Federation of Independent Business awards Hune Guardian Award

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Joe Hune, R-Fowlerville, was named a Guardian Award recipient by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for his record of standing up for businesses.

“I’ve long been a champion for the business community in the Senate, and standing up for Michigan job creators has been one of my top priorities,” Hune said. “It’s an honor to receive the Guardian Award from the National Federation of Independent Business.”

The Guardian Award is the most prestigious honor that the NFIB bestows on legislators. The award signifies the hard work and effort to help small businesses excel by supporting a legislative agenda that promotes job creation and the environment for businesses to excel in Michigan.

“My goal has been to make Michigan and our communities a place where businesses want to operate,” Hune said. “Fighting to end burdensome regulations, promoting commonsense reforms to strengthen job creation, and ensuring that government works to encourage businesses to grow and not to harm them, have been the keys to helping Michigan’s economy get back on the right track. I’m honored to be recognized for my role in making Michigan a comeback state.”

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Photo caption: Sen. Joe Hune, R-Fowlerville, was awarded the Guardian Award by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) by Charles Owen (right), the NFIB Michigan state director. The Guardian Award is the most prestigious honor that the NFIB bestows on legislators.