Casperson sworn in as 38th District state senator

LANSING — State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, took part in Wednesday’s swearing-in at the state Capitol with Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Jr. administering the oath of office.

Casperson was joined on the Senate floor by friends and family, including his wife Diane, sons Tom and Dane, daughters Ashley and Hillary, and mother Shirley.

“I am excited to represent constituents from the Upper Peninsula once again,” Casperson said. “We have critical work ahead of us to revitalize our economy and reinvent Michigan.”

Casperson announced that his Lansing office is open and ready to meet constituent needs. “Anyone who needs assistance with a state issue or wants to share their legislative viewpoint can contact our office,” said Casperson. “We are prepared to listen and help in any way we can.”

Casperson’s office is located in Room 705 of the Farnum Building at 125 West Allegan St. in Lansing, across from the Michigan Capitol. An e-mail address and toll-free number have been established to add convenience for district residents. The e-mail address is and the toll-free number is 1-866-305-2038.

District residents may also contact Casperson by calling the senator’s office at (517) 373-7840 or by U.S. mail at Senator Tom Casperson, P. O. Box 30036, Lansing, MI, 48909.

Casperson represents the 38th Senate District, including nearly all of the Upper Peninsula, excluding Chippewa and Mackinac counties.