Caucus Newsroom

Zorn bill sent to the governor would allow schools to form district libraries

LANSING, Mich. — Legislation sponsored by Sen. Dale Zorn that would allow a school district to establish a district library is on its way to the governor’s desk to be signed. 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…
Read more

**PHOTO ADVISORY** Dale Zorn presides over Senate during session

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, presided over the Michigan Senate during session on Tuesday. It was the first time that Zorn had presided during session since he took office as senator for the 17th District in January. ### Editor’s note: The above photograph of Zorn is available by clicking on the image or…
Read more

Sen. MacGregor welcomes the Rev. Mark Pietscher to state Capitol to lead invocation

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Peter MacGregor, R-Rockford, (right) is pictured with the Rev. Mark Pietscher on Thursday in the Senate chamber. Pietscher, who serves the Bella Vista Church in Rockford, delivered the invocation before Senate session. Editor’s note: The above photograph is available by clicking on the image or by visiting the senator’s website at…
Read more

Zorn introduces firefighter certification bill

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn has introduced legislation to provide firefighter certification reciprocity with states that have the same certification as Michigan. “Recruiting and retaining firemen in local fire departments is difficult and expensive,” said Zorn, R-Ida. “Michigan currently does not recognize out-of-state firefighter certification, even if it is the same as the certification…
Read more