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Stamas, Jim (R)

State Senator District 36
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Office: S-324 Capitol Building
Term: Final
Phone: (517) 373-7946
Email: senjstamas@senate.mi.gov
Home Address: PO Box 592, Midland, MI 48640
Website: https://www.senatorjimstamas.com/
Seat Number: 24
Standing Committees: Appropriations(C), Fiscal Agency Governing Board(C)
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Sen. Stamas was first elected to the Michigan Senate in 2014 to replace then Sen. John Moolenaar who was elected that same year to the U.S. House of Representatives.  

Stamas is the Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee for the 2019-2020 legislative session.

Stamas served three terms in the Michigan House before being elected to the Senate.  He is also a former two-term member of the Midland County Commission and was a member of the Midland Township Board of Trustees.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Stamas is a former Pizza Sam manager and member of the U.S. Army and Michigan National Guard.

To read MIRS biography of Sen. Stamas, click here.

EDUCATION

B.A. Northwood University

PERSONAL

Born 2/17/67

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Patty Hertrich
phertrich@house.mi.gov

Additional Information


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Child Care, Help For Local Governments Highlight Gov's Budget (02-10-2021)

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Where Is $90M More For Vaccines Going? (02-03-2021)

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All But 74,000 Pre-Pandemic Jobs Should Return By End Of 2023 (01-15-2021)

Abnormally Large $3.7B Balance Projected For '20 (01-15-2021)

Game of Chicken Brewing Over COVID Dollars (01-15-2021)

Stamas Suggests Senate Hold Up Appointments Until Economy Opened (01-13-2021)

Flint Water Crisis Settlement Bills Signed Into Law (12-30-2020)

Governor Signs More Than 80 Bills At Session's End (12-29-2020)

Stamas Named MIRS Senator of the Year (12-28-2020)

Feds, State Pass Emergency COVID Relief Money (12-21-2020)

COVID Money Debate Pushed Into Friday; House Supports Repealing '45 Riot Act (12-18-2020)

Laid Off Workers Get $1,650 Life Preserver From State In Spending Bill (12-18-2020)

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Governor 'Hopeful' On Jobless Benefits (12-07-2020)

Kolb Tries To Jumpstart COVID Supplemental Discussions (12-04-2020)

Gov Moves To Revoke Line 5 Easement, Pipelines Would Close In May 2021 (11-13-2020)

Gov Say No To Beau Hunting (10-15-2020)

Budget Signed With A Dozen Legislative Provisions Deemed Unenforceable (09-30-2020)

We May Never See A Budget Passed Quicker Or With More Support (09-23-2020)

Courts Can Still Raise Money With Fines . . . For Now (09-17-2020)

Budget Targets: No Cuts To Schools, Local Governments (09-14-2020)

Bill To Hike Unemployment Pay Heads To Governor (09-02-2020)

IT Fix-Up Bills Sent To Senate Floor (09-02-2020)

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Updated Numbers Show FY '21 Budget Hole Nearly Disappears (08-24-2020)

FY '20 Supplemental In The Books; Other Bills (07-31-2020)

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Gov Vetoes Bill Barring Punishment Of State Workers Who Talk To Legislature (07-08-2020)

$60M Eviction Diversion Program Part Of $880M Supplemental Signed Into Law (07-01-2020)

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Schuette Back On Floodwater Duty (05-20-2020)

Gov, Dems Want Feds Help On Budget; Republicans Want To Plan Cuts Now (05-15-2020)

Early Report Has School Aid Fund Facing $1.3B Hole (05-13-2020)

Two-Thirds Of Laid-Off State Employees Returned To Work Today (05-11-2020)

Schmidt To Ed Lobby: Brace For Foundation Cut (05-06-2020)

UIA Using 225 State Employees From Other Departments (05-01-2020)

Stamas 'Open' to New Budget Deadline (04-29-2020)

House R's $3.89M In Cash On Hand More Than Other 3 Caucuses (04-27-2020)

AG's Office, MSP Temporarily Laying Off Staff (04-21-2020)

Stamas Calls For State Employee Layoffs To Address Budget Shortfall (04-13-2020)

Legislature Approves $125M More In Coronavirus Response (03-17-2020)

State Government Can Spend $75M On Coronavirus Under Supplemental (03-12-2020)