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Senator Patrick Colbeck
Senator Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, and Seth Mauth of the 5 Star Life Program, testify before the Michigan Senate Education Committee on Feb. 28.
March 1st 2017
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomed the Rev. Mark Allen Havermale (right) of Alpha Baptist Church in Livonia to the Senate on Thursday to lead the invocation before the Senate session.
March 1st 2017
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, speaks at the 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service at the Michigan Senate on May 26, 2016.
May 26th 2016
The 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service took place at the Michigan Senate on May 26, 2016.
May 26th 2016
The 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service took place at the Michigan Senate on May 26, 2016.
May 26th 2016
The 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service took place at the Michigan Senate on May 26, 2016.
May 26th 2016
The 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service took place at the Michigan Senate on May 26, 2016.
May 26th 2016
The 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service took place at the Michigan Senate on May 26, 2016.
May 26th 2016
The 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service took place at the Michigan Senate on May 26, 2016.
May 26th 2016
Senator Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomed Pastor Ellis Smith of Jubilee City Church in Detroit to the Michigan Senate to deliver the invocation at the start of the March 10, 2016 session.
March 10th 2016
Senator Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomed Pastor Ellis Smith of Jubilee City Church in Detroit to the Michigan Senate to deliver the invocation at the start of the March 10, 2016 session.
March 10th 2016
Sen. Colbeck testifying on Tuesday, January 26 at the Senate Government Operations Committee hearing on Senate Concurring Resolution 22 urging Governor Snyder to maintain his current position on the relocation of Syrian refugees.
January 27th 2016
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Hamburg, and his wife Angie Colbeck (far left), welcomed Pastor Jeff Noble (second from right) and his wife Myra Kay (far right), to the Michigan Capitol before Gov. Rick Snyder's 2016 State of the State address. Jeff Noble is the pastor at Praise Baptist Church in Plymouth, and he and his wife Myra Kay were Sen. Colbeck's guests for the annual address Tuesday night.
January 19th 2016
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomed Pastor Scott Sessler (right) on Wednesday, Oct. 29, of Livonia, who is the pastor at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, to the Senate to lead the invocation before Senate session.
October 29th 2015
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, debates Sen. Curtis Hertel, D-East Lansing, on fixing Michigan's roads without raising taxes at the Michigan Capitol on October 20, 2015.
October 20th 2015
A military member paying tribute to fallen soldiers at the state Capitol on Thursday for the Michigan Senate's 21st Annual Memorial Day Service.
May 21st 2015
The Michigan Senate honors Michigan soldiers who have lost their lives during the past 12 months on the Senate floor during Thursday's 21st Annual Memorial Day Service.
May 21st 2015
A guest on the Senate floor paying tribute to Michigan soldiers who have lost their lives during the last 12 months on the Senate floor during the 21st Annual Memorial Day Service on Thursday.
May 21st 2015
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, addresses the Michigan Senate and guests on Thursday during the 21st Annual Memorial Day Service in the Senate chamber.
May 21st 2015
State Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, pays tribute to Michigan soldiers killed in action during the past 12 months on Thursday during the Michigan Senate's 21st Annual Memorial Day Service.
May 21st 2015
Sergeant David Denhardt speaks to the Michigan Senate and guests in the Senate chamber on Thursday during the Michigan Senate's 21st Annual Memorial Day Service.
May 21st 2015
A guest stands in honor Michigan soldiers killed in action during the past 12 months during the Michigan Senate's 21st Annual Memorial Day Service held on Thursday at the Michigan Capitol.
May 21st 2015
LANSING - State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, (left) welcomed Pastor Adam Mashni to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday. Mashni serves as pastor at Northridge Church of Plymouth and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
May 5th 2015
LANSING-State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, (right) welcomed Pastor Justin Powell to the Michigan Capitol on Thursday. Powell serves as pastor at Northridge Church of Plymouth and delivered the invocation before Senate session.
March 19th 2015
Colbeck is joined on the Senate floor Wednesday by his wife Angie, his father Bill and dozens of supporters from both the 7th Senate District and across the state.
January 15th 2015
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, was sworn in as senator for the 7th District on Wednesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Jr. administered the oath of office. Colbeck was joined on the Senate floor by his wife Angie, his father Bill and dozens of supporters from the 7th Senate District and across the state.
January 15th 2015
POAM Legislative Director and executive board member Kenneth Grabowski presents the award to Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, surrounded by other members of the POAM board.
November 6th 2014
Sen. Patrick Colbeck (first from left) participated Wednesday in a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Michigan National Guard Service Member, Veteran and Family Assistance Center (SVFAC) in Lansing.
June 25th 2014
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, (back, second from left) met with Gov. Rick Snyder (seated, center) and Pfc. Ian T. Cunningham (left) of the U.S. Army Tuesday at the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs headquarters in Lansing for the signing of Michigan National Guard State Tuition Assistance legislation.
June 25th 2014
During a special presentation today in the Michigan State Senate, Sen. Patrick Colbeck presented a state flag that had been flown over the Capitol to Commander Michael Wohnhaas of the U.S. Navy Littoral Class Combat Ship-USS Detroit.
June 10th 2014
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomes the Rev. Dean Johnson (left) to the Michigan Senate. Johnson is the pastor at Lake Pointe Bible Church in Plymouth. Johnson delivered the invocation before Senate session.
May 21st 2014
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomes Rev. Jon Wilkes (right) to the Michigan Senate. Wilkes is the pastor at the First Baptist Church in Northville. He delivered the invocation before Senate session.
February 4th 2014
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomes Senior Pastor Raymond Haselhuhn (right) to the Michigan Senate. Haselhuhn is the pastor at the First Baptist Church of Canton. He delivered the invocation before Senate session.
October 8th 2013
Sen. Patrick Colbeck awarded a special tribute during session on September 17 - Constitution Day - to James Palermo, a World War II veteran who served in the Pacific theater of combat.
September 17th 2013
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, presents an overview of his patient-centered, free-market alternative to Medicaid expansion during a legislative seminar at the state Capitol on Monday. Pictured with Colbeck at the seminar are Rep. Nancy Jenkins, R-Adrian, right; Dr. Rob Steele, center-left; and Dr. Matt McCord, left.
August 13th 2013
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, (right) delivers a speech to the Michigan Senate Tuesday in honor of Doug Williams (left, background) who is retiring after 25 years of service to the public."
June 12th 2013
Frank Vaslo, chairman of the Senior Alliance Board of Directors, presenting the award to Senator Colbeck.
May 10th 2013
Sen. Patrick Colbeck awarded a special Senate Tribute during session Tuesday to a Canton woman who received the Distinguished Young Woman of Michigan award.
April 30th 2013
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomes Pastor Brad Cannon (left) to the Michigan Senate. Cannon is the pastor at Solid Rock Church in Plymouth. Cannon delivered the invocation before Senate session.
January 30th 2013
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomes Pastor Brooks McElhenny (left) to the Michigan Senate. McElhenny is the pastor at Northville Christian Assembly in Northville. McElhenny delivered the invocation before Senate session.
September 25th 2012
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, (right) and Sen. John Pappageorge, R-Troy, welcome Major General Gregory Vadnias to the Michigan Capitol today. Gen. Vadnias is taking part in the festivities at the Capitol in celebration of Memorial Day.
May 24th 2012
Sen. Patrick Colbeck speaks about his measure, Senate Bill 619, which increases the number of cyber charter schools in Michigan. Snyder signed the bill into law Tuesday. Pictured left to right: Sens. Phil Pavlov and Goeff Hansen, Rep. Lisa Lyons, Gov. Snyder, Colbeck and Sen. Judy Emmons.
May 16th 2012
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomes Pastor Dave Denzer (Right) to the Michigan Senate. Denzer is the pastor at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Canton. Denzer delivered the invocation before Senate session.
May 10th 2012
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton testifies alongside Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R- Lawton in favor of legislation promoting increased transparency and accountability in government spending. The Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee approved the legislation and voted to send the bills to the full Senate for consideration.
April 25th 2012
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, pictured right, welcomed Shane Fritz of the Charisma Life Christian Churches in Canton to the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. Fritz delivered the invocation before Senate session.
March 28th 2012
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, pictured left, welcomed Father Ron Richards of the Saint John Newmann Catholic Church to the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Richards delivered the invocation before Senate session.
February 29th 2012
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, pictured right, welcomed Pastor Steve Yarrow, pictured center, of the Northridge Church in Plymouth to the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. Yarrow delivered the invocation before Senate session.
February 22nd 2012
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, center, welcomed Canton Township Supervisor Phil LaJoy, left, to the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012. LaJoy was the guest of Colbeck for Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address.
January 18th 2012
Sen. Colbeck Encourages NASA to Partner with Michigan Businesses
December 6th 2011
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, (pictured left) and Canton Township Municipal Service Director Tim Faas (right) listen as Canton Township Supervisor Phil LaJoy testifies in support of Senate Concurrent Resolution 19 before the House Transportation Committee on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. The resolution, which urges federal support for a proposed I-275/Ford Road project, was adopted unanimously by the committee and will now go to the full House for approval.
November 30th 2011
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, joined Gov. Rick Snyder (left) at the state Capitol on Tuesday as legislation to save school districts millions of dollars by standardizing school board election dates was signed into law. Public Acts 232 and 233, sponsored by Colbeck and Rep. Kurt Heise, require school districts to hold elections on the November general election date of even-numbered years. The move could save some school districts upward of $8 million over a two-year election cycle.
November 29th 2011
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomed Livonia resident Adam Karabatakis to the Senate on August 24, as part of a day job shadowing Colbeck at the Capitol. Karabatakis, who is a senior at Stevenson High School and active on the schools debate team, plans to attend university next year and major in Political Science in pursuit of an eventual law degree.
August 24th 2011
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, pictured left, welcomed Pastor Joe Bonno and his wife Nancy to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday, May 31, 2011. Pastor Bonno, of Saint Michaels Lutheran Church in Canton, delivered the invocation before Senate session.
May 31st 2011
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, welcomed Plymouth Township resident and high school student Andrew Montgomery to the floor of the Michigan Senate on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Andrew got to experience a day of legislative session from Colbecks desk.
May 4th 2011
Sen. Colbeck speaking at a meeting with Gov. Rick Snyder
March 29th 2011
Sen.Colbeck speaking from the senate floor.
March 22nd 2011
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, addresses members of the Michigan Business Aviation Association at the state Capitol on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. Colbeck presented the group with a copy of Senate Resolution 18 that officially recognizes February 27 through March 5, 2011 as Michigan Aviation Week.
March 2nd 2011
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, pictured left, welcomed Pastor Jeremy Schossau of the Metro South Church in Trenton to the Michigan Capitol on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. Pastor Schossau delivered the invocation before Senate session.
March 1st 2011
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck (second from left), R-Canton, proudly welcomed Rev. Jeff Noble to the Michigan Capitol. Rev. Noble, pastor of Praise Baptist Church in Plymouth, gave the invocation before the start of Senate session. Also pictured are Noble's wife Myra Kay and daughter Taylor Monroe.
February 1st 2011
State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton (center), speaks at a panel discussion on school reform in Novi. Colbeck, a member of the Senate Education Committee and former charter school board member, spoke on the need to improve education in Michigan. The panel was part of the Board Development Series sponsored by the Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University. Also on the panel were Lawrence Wells, chair of the Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers (left) and Nolan Finley, editor of the Detroit News editorial page and an advocate for education reform.
January 27th 2011
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, participates in a ceremonial swearing-in as state senator for the 7th District, while Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Jr. administers the oath. Standing next to Colbeck is his wife, Angie, and behind him is his father, Bill Colbeck. Michigan senators were sworn in on the first session day of the 96th Legislature.
January 12th 2011