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November 14, 2016 : Laura Cox To Become First Female Chair of House Appropriation Committee

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State Rep. Laura Cox, R-Livonia, is set to become the first female chair of Michigan's House Appropriations Committee next year. 

Cox, who was first elected to her seat in 2014, currently serves on the Appropriations Committee and chairs the Subcommittee on General Government, and is also a member of several other subcommittees.

Prior to her turn as a state legislator, she was a member of the Wayne County Commission and a U.S. Customs special agent.  Laura Cox is also wife of former Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Mike Cox.

For the full article, see Lauren Gibbons, "Rep. Laura Cox to become first female chair of state House Appropriations", MLive, November 14, 2016.

Michael Gerstein, "Rep. Cox set to make history, puts Detroit on notice", Detroit News, November 27, 2016.

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