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Bill Schuette is Michigan’s 53rd Attorney General.

Upon taking office, Schuette launched a new Public Integrity Unit to crack down on corruption at all levels of government. Already, it has filed 115 charges and secured six convictions.

For the first time in state history, Schuette appointed a Crime Victims’ Rights Advocate, to serve as a voice and an advocate for the victims of crime, who all too often are forgotten.

Schuette helped engineer a landmark mortgage foreclosure settlement that includes more than half-a-billion dollars in relief to struggling homeowners in Michigan.

Schuette is a national leader in the fight against Asian Carp and other invasive species threatening the five Great Lakes. He is also leading a lawsuit against the federal government for stronger ballast water standards, to help clean up the Great Lakes.

In his role as Consumer Watchdog, Schuette has secured an historic 5-year rate freeze for seniors who purchase Medigap insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Bill Schuette and his wife Cynthia created the Michigan Harvest Gathering, a food and fund drive to help feed hungry people in Michigan that has raised more than $7.7 million and 8 million pounds of food.

Bill Schuette is one of the few individuals to have served in all three branches of government – executive, legislative and judicial – as well as at both the state and federal levels. He and his wife Cynthia are the parents of two children, Heidi and Billy, and they reside in Midland, Michigan.

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