Month: September 2015

Sen. Schmidt announces October coffee hours

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Wayne Schmidt announced he will hold coffee hours in the 37th District this month. The senator will be available to answer questions and provide information and assistance, as well as take suggestions on issues affecting communities and businesses in the district. No appointment is necessary. For more information or to…
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Zorn outlines need for firefighter certification bill

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn on Wednesday urged the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee to support his legislation to provide firefighter certification reciprocity with states that have the same certification as Michigan. “This legislation was the result of conversations I had with several fire chiefs and local officials that recruiting and retaining firemen in local…
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Senate adopts MacGregor resolution establishing Michigan Hunger Solutions Day

LANSING, Mich. – The state Senate on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring Oct. 21, 2015 as Michigan Hunger Solutions Day. “Too many Michiganders struggle with hunger, and one-fifth of children in our state do not receive healthy, nutritious food consistently,” said sponsor Sen. Peter MacGregor, R-Rockford. “Michigan Hunger Solutions Day brings attention to these glaring…
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Sen. Wayne Schmidt named Michigan Manufacturers Association Legislator of the Year

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA) on Tuesday announced state Sen. Wayne Schmidt as its 2015 Legislator of the Year. “It is a tremendous honor to be named Legislator of the Year by the Michigan Manufacturers Association,” said Schmidt, R-Traverse City, who chairs the Senate Commerce Committee. “Michigan has a storied manufacturing heritage,…
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