Qualified Forest Program bills signed into law

first_imgOn hand for the ceremony were from left: Jamie Clover Adams, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development director; McBroom; Sen. John Moolenaar; Gov. Rick Snyder; Rep. Frank Foster; Sen. Darwin Booher, Rep. Bruce Rendon; and Sen. Tom Casperson.Legislation to encourage owners of the 11 million acres of private forestlands in Michigan to join the state’s Qualified Forest Program for timber harvesting and management was signed into law today. The nine-bill package, which includes a measure sponsored by Rep. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan, updates the program’s property tax incentives and offers educational and technical assistance.The program is capped at 1.2 million acres but less than 80,000 acres have been enrolled in the program designed to ensure and increase a steady, sustainable supply of timber to an industry that generates $14 billion annually and directly employs 26,000 residents. The package includes Public Acts 42-50 of 2013. 06Jun Qualified Forest Program bills signed into law Categories: Newslast_img read more

Rep Miller joins law enforcement officers for Michigan House Sept 11 ceremony

first_imgPHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Aaron Miller of Sturgis was joined by local law enforcement officers for the Michigan House’s Sept. 11 Memorial Service. Pictured from left are St. Joseph County Capt. Jason Bingaman, St. Joseph County Undersheriff Mark Lillywhite, Rep. Miller, and Sturgis Director of Public Safety Geoff Smith. The observance held Sept. 6 at the state Capitol memorializes Michigan first responders and military members who died in the line of duty in the past year. Categories: Miller News,News 07Sep Rep. Miller joins law enforcement officers for Michigan House Sept. 11 ceremonylast_img read more


first_img DERRY MAGISTRATES’ COURTPolicePSNI FOYLEPSNI Foyle on the scent of butcher’s shop burglar who swapped sausages for safe! An officer writing on PSNI Foyle’s Facebook page: “It’s hot out there over the past few days and the Reducing Offending Unit are on fire.“A 36 year old male thought since the weather was so nice he would break into a local butchers in the city.“Once there he decided not to opt for burgers and sausages, but instead go for the safe and money. “Not sure how that would taste in a bbq though! Man to face Derry court accused of breaking into local butcher’s shopA THIEF who broke into a butcher’s shop in Derry is to face a local court on Saturday morning for a first remand hearing on a burglary charge.He was arrested following good police work by the PSNI’s Reoffending Unit (ROU), crime scene investigators and local policing teams. ShareTweet “ROU got to work with planning the arrest and interview party after identifying the male involved!“LPT, CSI and other departments of course were invited, and the male has today been charged to appear in court tomorrow with Burglary.“The sausages are safe for another day.”PSNI Foyle on the scent of butcher’s shop burglar charge man to Derry court was last modified: July 27th, 2019 by John2John2 Tags:last_img read more