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Governor signs MacGregor data center legislation

LANSING, Mich. — Legislation sponsored by State Sen. Peter MacGregor to help create jobs and increase business investment in the state by providing sales tax and use tax exemptions for data centers was signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday. “In our increasingly interconnected world, the storage and security of digital data is critically important,”…
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Schmidt announces additional December coffee hour

  LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Wayne Schmidt announced he will hold an additional coffee hour in Traverse City on Dec. 28.  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…
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MacGregor: Passage of legislation key to new Kent County data center, would benefit all of Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Peter MacGregor said legislation approved by the Legislature on Tuesday would help create jobs and increase business investment in the state. Senate Bills 616 and 617 would establish sales tax and use tax exemptions for the data center industry, which is key to finalizing a plan by Switch, a Nevada-based…
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Horn legislation extending Commercial Rehabilitation Act signed by Gov. Snyder

LANSING, Mich. — Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ken Horn amending the Commercial Rehabilitation Act was signed by Gov. Snyder on Tuesday. The Commercial Rehabilitation Act allows a city, village or township to establish commercial rehabilitation districts and allow tax exemptions for qualified parcels of land deemed likely to increase commercial activity or create employment.…
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