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Half-Staff Michigan Flags – Honoring David Plawecki

American Flags and Michigan Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, August 7th through Thursday, August 8th in the State of Michigan in honor of former state Sen. David Plawecki. Plawecki served as state senator for the 12th Senate District from 1971-82, and also served as the majority floor leader. He was the youngest state senator elected in Michigan history at the age of 22. He was influential in the adoption of the state’s Open Meetings Act, Bullard-Plawecki Employee Right to Know Act, and Freedom of Information Act. Plawecki later went on to serve as deputy director of the former state Department of Labor and Economic Growth.

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