Senator O’Brien reacts to announced closure of State Farm Insurance Kalamazoo branch

LANSING, Mich. — State Senator Margaret O’Brien, R-Portage, issued the following statement on Thursday in reaction to an announcement by State Farm Insurance that it will close its Kalamazoo branch location:

“Today, over 600 employees learned that they will no longer be employed in Kalamazoo County. Their lives and their families’ lives are changing, and my heart goes out to them. The people at the Kalamazoo office of State Farm have done an amazing job serving our community. State Farm has been a great community employer, and I continue to urge them to keep our Kalamazoo office open.”