Month: August 2016

Senate committee to consider autonomous vehicle legislation

LANSING, Mich. — The Senate Committee on Economic Development and International Investment is scheduled to hold a special hearing on legislation that aims to reduce barriers to further research and testing of autonomous vehicles in Michigan. Who: Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, chair; Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, majority vice chair; Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland; Sen.…
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Sen. Zorn to hold a coffee hour in Tecumseh on Sept. 9

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn has announced that he will conduct a district coffee hour in Tecumseh on Friday, Sept. 9. Coffee hours are open to residents to express their opinions or concerns about state government or to request assistance with a state issue. The coffee hour will be held from 9 to 10…
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Horn named Legislator of the Year by Police Officers Association of Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — The Police Officers Association of Michigan (POAM) recently presented Sen. Ken Horn with the organization’s Legislator of the Year award. Horn was chosen as Legislator of the Year for working with the association to remedy collective bargaining issues that have been presented by Public Act 54 of 2011. They also credited Horn…
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Zorn applauds grant for Inteva plant expansion in Adrian

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn announced on Tuesday that Adrian will see a multi-million-dollar expansion to the Inteva plant thanks to a recently approved state economic-assistance incentive. “There is great economic growth happening throughout Southeast Michigan and in Adrian,” said Zorn, R-Ida. “Adrian has a long history of automotive manufacturing. From the old Fisher…
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