Senator Goeff Hansen addresses the full Senate on legislation he sponsored to address the ongoing threat of invasive species in the Great Lakes.
Michigan State Senator Goeff Hansen worked to create a vehicle by which experts can proactively manage invasive species that may be a threat in the future. This will have greater success than the current reactive approach.
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SENATOR HANSEN REACTS TO THE SOTS WITH AN EYE TO THE FUTURE AND MORE HARD WORK TO PUT MICHIGAN BACK ON TOP.
(Wednesday, January 18, 2012)
SENATOR HANSEN COMMENTS ON LEGISLATION THAT LAYS THE GROUND WORK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF DOWNTOWN MUSKEGON.
Michigan State Senator Goeff Hansen worked with Senator Dave Hildenbrand and Representative Holly Hughes to ensure Muskegon's plan can move forward without delay. (Thursday, December 15, 2011)
SENATOR GOEFF HANSEN ADDRESSES THE FULL SENATE ON LEGISLATION HE SPONSORED TO ADDRESS THE ONGOING THREAT OF INVASIVE SPECIES IN THE GREAT LAKES.
Michigan State Senator Goeff Hansen worked to create a vehicle by which experts can proactively manage invasive species that may be a threat in the future. This will have greater success than the current reactive approach. (Thursday, October 06, 2011)
SENATOR HANSEN COMMENTS ON THE PASSAGE OF A PACKAGE OF BILLS ALLOWING POSSESSION OF TASERS BY PEOPLE WHO HAVE CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS.
Michigan State Senator Goeff Hansen notes that 43 states currently allow the purchase and restricted use of these non-police grade self protection devices with no training. Senator Hansen's law will require users to have a CCW permit (carry concealed weapon) and the necessary training that comes with it. (Tuesday, October 04, 2011)
SENATOR HANSEN COMMENTS ON THE PASSAGE OF SENATE BILL 551-2.
Michigan state Senator Goeff Hansen sponsored this legislation to correct and oversight in the law. Until SB551-2 passed, it was illegal to furnish an inmate with a cell phone, but not illegal for the inmate to possess one. The danger of inmates threatening the families of guards or witnesses by cell phone warranted the immediate need for these bills. (Wednesday, September 28, 2011)
SENATOR HANSEN COMMENTS ON THE SENATE PASSED PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION BILL.
Michigan Senator Goeff Hansen sponsored one of the bills to prevent this barbaric procedure in Michigan. The bills now go to the House for approval. (Wednesday, September 21, 2011)
SENATOR HANSEN COMMENTS ON LEGISLATION HE SPONSORED TO BRING PROTECT THE PENSIONS OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
Michigan State Senator Goeff Hansen sponsored Senate Bill 409 to level the income tax playing field for those who do not receive or have opted out of Social Security. (Wednesday, June 15, 2011)
SENATOR HANSEN SPEAKS ON PASSAGE OF THE STATE'S 2011-12 BUDGET.
Michigan State Senator Goeff Hansen expresses relief in the end of one time budgets fixes and a realistic approach to responsible spending. (Thursday, May 26, 2011)
SENATOR HANSEN COMMENTS ON LEGISLATION TO PREVENT ONEROUS OVER REGULATION THAT DISCOURAGES BUSINESSES LOOKING TO BUILD OR EXPAND IN MICHIGAN.
Michigan State Senator Geoff Hansen sponsored one of the bills in this package that forces any rule making by state departments to be approved through the legislative process. When the previous administration could not get votes for new regulations, they circumvented the legislature and imposed rules anyway at the department level. (Wednesday, May 04, 2011)
SENATOR HANSEN COMMENTS ON LEGISLATION TO ALLOW MORE PARTICIPATION IN FIRE FIGHTER TRAINING.
Michigan State Senator Geoff Hansen applauds the Senate in passing a bill that allows Boy Scouts to begin fire fighter training creating more quality community volunteers for the future. (Wednesday, May 04, 2011)