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Zorn: Enjoy summer free fishing this weekend

LANSING, Mich. — Free fishing! Sen. Dale Zorn is reminding residents that Michigan’s annual Summer Free Fishing Weekend is this Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11. “Monroe County is the Walleye Capital of the World, and this annual celebration offers a great opportunity for Michigan anglers and out-of-state visitors to experience some of the world’s best…
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Senate panel approves Zorn’s opioid abuse bill

LANSING, Mich. — The Senate Health Policy Committee on Tuesday approved Sen. Dale Zorn’s legislation to help combat the growing opioid addiction epidemic in the state. “Monroe County has been one of the communities hardest hit by a drug abuse problem that killed nearly 2,000 Michigan residents in 2015 in Michigan,” said Zorn, R-Ida. “It…
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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Stamas, Senate colleagues welcome Michigan’s Catholic bishops to Capitol

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, and Senate colleagues from both sides of the aisle welcomed Michigan’s Catholic bishops to the state Capitol on Wednesday. Among the bishops at the Capitol were Bishop Steven Raica of the Diocese of Gaylord and Bishop Joseph Cistone of the Diocese of Saginaw. ### Editor’s note: The above photograph is available…
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Area school officials support Zorn school bus purchasing bill

LANSING, Mich. — Officials from area schools testified before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday in support of Sen. Dale Zorn’s legislation to allow Michigan school districts to use sinking fund revenues to purchase school buses. “Passing this bill will improve student safety, lower operational costs, put more education dollars in the classroom and allow…
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