Month: February 2016

Legislature approves Zorn resolution urging safe, permanent nuclear waste storage

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan House of Representatives on Tuesday approved Sen. Dale Zorn’s resolution calling for the completion of federal facilities for safe storage of spent nuclear fuel. The concurrent resolution had previously been approved by the Senate. “With the approval of this resolution, the Michigan Legislature is sending a united message that the…
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Schmidt offering free guide to appeal property tax assessments

LANSING, Mich.—State Sen. Wayne Schmidt said 37th District residents can access a free guide on how to appeal property tax assessments on his website and at county clerks offices throughout the district, free of charge. “Occasionally property owners encounter errors with their tax assessments,” said Schmidt, R-Traverse City. “If residents think there is an inaccuracy…
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Sen. Zorn announces MDOT grant for road work in Milan

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn announced on Thursday that the city of Milan will receive a $375,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation for work on Redman Road. “I applaud Milan for earning this transportation economic development grant, because it will help improve safety and the local economy,” said Zorn, R-Ida. “The most…
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Bipartisan Senate package introduced to help fight overdoses in schools

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn and Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich on Wednesday introduced Senate legislation that would allow Michigan school districts to stock naloxone, an antidote used to treat an opioid overdose in an emergency situation. “I’ve met with local school officials, community hospital leaders and area doctors, and we all understand that…
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