Planned Parenthood

West and Northern Michigan

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Michigan HouseThe Honorable (Full Name)
State Representative
State Capitol
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Michigan SentateThe Honorable (Full Name)
State Senator
State Capitol
P.O. Box 30036
Lansing, MI 48909-7536
U.S. House of RepresentativesThe Honorable (Full Name)
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515
U.S. SenateThe Honorable (Full Name)
U.S. Senate
Washington, D.C. 20510

Michigan Legislature

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Writing Lawmakers