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This is a big year for Associated Builders & Contractors

ABC of Michigan Political Action Committee (ABC MI PAC)

of Michigan and its members. Voters statewide have the op-

endorsed incumbents in 35 of the 110 seats. Also, 35 oth-

portunity to ensure the House of Representatives remains

ers are hoping to be elected to their first term and have

Merit Shop friendly and the many strides we have made can

received an endorsement from the ABC MI PAC. (The ABC

continue in years to come. Currently, Republicans hold a ma-

of MI questionnaire was sent to all candidates. Only those

jority with 63 of the 110 seats.

who returned the survey and committed to being a friend

All 110 seats in the House are up for reelection. The

of the Merit Shop were endorsed.)





Ms. Pamela Hornberger is running in the 32nd District looking to serve the citizens of Chesterfield Township, City of New Baltimore, Casco Township, Columbus Township, Ira Township, Kenockee Township, Kimball Township, part of the City of Memphis, part of the City of Richmond, Riley Township, and Wales Township. She is a lifelong educator who has been a K-12 Art Teacher for the past 22 years and has served on the L’Anse Creuse Public Schools Board of Education since 2011. Hornberger grew up the daughter of small business owners in Macomb County. She believes, “Government does not create jobs, small businesses do! Growing up in a family business I understand the challenges Michigan business owners face. I will work to cut government bureaucracy and the taxes which stand in the way of job creators. I will advocate for policies that make Michigan a magnet for new businesses.” 6


Representative Tom Barrett has been serving the citizens of Ionia County for the past two years and has been a great friend to ABC Members statewide. Rep. Barrett committed to being a friend for the Merit Shop. His voting record has proven his dedication, including his vote to support the elimination of the burdensome 1:1 ratio of electrical apprentices to journeymen and preempting local prevailing wage and employment laws. Rep. Barrett “will continue to support policies designed to help our local economies grow and prosper, in order to ensure that there is plenty of opportunities for families to stay in Michigan because there is not a better place to work, live, and raise a family.”

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