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Sen. Dale Zorn to hold coffee hour in Dundee on April 10

LANSING—Sen. Dale Zorn has announced that he will hold a local coffee hour in Dundee on Friday, April 10. The coffee hour is open to residents to express their opinions or concerns about state government or to request assistance with a state issue. The Dundee coffee hour will be held on Friday, April 10 from…
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**PHOTO ADVISORY** Sen. Zorn discusses requiring Uber drivers to carry commercial insurance, plate

LANSING—Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, on Wednesday testified before the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee about the need to protect Michigan drivers and consumers by requiring that drivers connected to Uber carry commercial insurance, have a commercial vehicle plate and maintain a chauffer’s license. Senate Bill 188 simply includes transportation network drivers under the existing limousine act.…
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Horn legislation fixing Buena Vista’s debt passes Senate

LANSING—State Sen. Ken Horn’s legislation to assist the Buena Vista community with an ongoing issue that stemmed from the dissolution of the school district in 2013 passed the Senate with a 29-8 vote Wednesday. The issue was brought to Horn and Rep. Vanessa Guerra, D-Saginaw, by various local officials from the Buena Vista community. “Rep.…
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Senate panel approves Schmidt bill to provide health coverage to families of fallen safety officers

LANSING, Mich. — The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to guarantee health care benefits for the surviving spouse and dependents of officers who die in the line of duty, said Sen. Wayne Schmidt, the bill sponsor. “Public safety officers volunteer to put their lives on the line in service of others, and part…
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