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Zorn votes for River Raisin battlefield project

Project included in trust fund bill headed to governor to be signed LANSING—Sen. Dale Zorn on Thursday voted to support the Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) plan, which features funding to help the city of Monroe purchase land adjacent to the River Raisin National Battlefield. The NRTF is supported by interest earned on funds generated…
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Area legislators to host town hall on road funding proposal

LANSING, Mich.—State Sen. Mike Shirkey and Rep. Earl Poleski are hosting a free, public town hall featuring Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Director Kirk Steudle on Monday, March 9 in Jackson about the May statewide road funding ballot proposal. Shirkey and Poleski are encouraging residents of Jackson County interested in the road funding issue to…
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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Sen. Zorn welcomes Custer Elementary students to the state Capitol

LANSING—Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, welcomed fourth-grade students from Custer Elementary Campus in Monroe to the Michigan Senate on Thursday. The students visited with Zorn and met Lt. Gov. Brian Calley during their day long tour, which included a tour of the Capitol and a stop at the Michigan Historical Museum. A print-quality photograph of Zorn…
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Senate approves Zorn bill allowing schools to form district libraries

LANSING—The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Dale Zorn that would allow a school district to establish a district library. The law allowing local governments, including school districts, to form new district libraries currently prohibits districts from doing so after Jan. 1, 2015. Zorn’s measure, Senate Bill 108, would remove that provision.…
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