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Sen. Dale Zorn

Zorn bill would honor Officer Darrian Young

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn has introduced legislation to honor Monroe County Sheriff Deputy Darrian Young, who died in the line of duty last June. “Officer Darrian Young was a dedicated public servant and avid animal lover who tragically lost her life far too soon while serving the community she loved,” said Zorn, R-Ida.…
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Senator Ed McBroom

Senate approves McBroom’s commercial fishing reform

LANSING, Mich. — The Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that would update parts of the state’s commercial fishing law, which has not been reformed in 50 years and which has resulted in the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) adopting problematic policies to regulate the industry. Under the current law, the DNR director has managed…
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Senator Roger Victory

Senate passes Victory’s affordable housing bills

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved Sen. Roger Victory’s legislation to help address the shortage of affordable housing in West Michigan. “Even before the pandemic, the exploding costs of homes was making the dream of homeownership unattainable for many Michigan families,” said Victory, R-Hudsonville. “As home prices in West Michigan have increased…
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Senator Ruth Johnson

Senate panel approves overseas military voting bill

LANSING, Mich. — The Senate Elections Committee on Wednesday approved Sen. Ruth Johnson’s legislation to establish a secure process for active duty military members to electronically return their ballots. “We owe it to our brave service men and women to give them every opportunity to vote as they serve our country, while also protecting the…
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