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Legislation introduced to reform Historic Districts Act; supports property rights, local control

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan property owners would have more influence in the formation and administration of the state’s historic districts under legislation introduced in the Legislature on Tuesday to modernize Michigan’s Historic Districts Act. Currently, new historic districts are determined by commissions at the state level with little input from communities, which may negatively impact…
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Horn Hometown Tours: Fenton Winery and Brewery

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Ken Horn recently kicked off his first Hometown Tour of 2016 in Fenton at the Fenton Winery and Brewery (FWB). The senator spent the afternoon with owners Matt and Ginny Sherrow, learning the ins and outs of their operation and the Michigan brewing industry. FWB was founded as a winery…
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Sen. Dale Zorn comments on well injection permit withdraw

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, issued the following statement regarding Trendwell Energy Corporation’s decision to withdraw their permit for the Secor #D4-18 SWD injection well proposed in Summerfield Township: “I was very happy to receive the news that Trendwell pulled their application. This gives us time to take a longer look at what…
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Sen. Schmidt announces February coffee hours

LANSING, Mich. – State Sen. Wayne Schmidt has announced upcoming coffee hours to be held with constituents throughout the 37th Senate District in February. 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.…
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