Senate committees to hold joint hearing on Soo Locks at LSSU

LANSING, Mich. — The Senate Commerce, Transportation, and Economic Development and International Investment committees are set to hold a rare joint hearing on the campus of Lake Superior State University on Monday, Nov. 2.

The committees will meet to consider and take public testimony on Senate Resolution 105, which urges the federal government to upgrade the aging locks. 

Who:

State Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City, Commerce Committee chairman;
State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, Transportation Committee chairman;
State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, Economic Development and International Investment Committee chairman;
Members of the committees;
John Loftus, executive director of the Wayne Port Authority;
Tom Rayburn, director of Environmental & Regulatory Affairs for Lakes Carriers Association;
Members of the public.

What:

A joint hearing of the Senate Commerce, Transportation, and Economic Development and International Investment committees. 

When:

Monday, Nov. 2 at 10:15 a.m.

Hearing Location:

The Cisler Center — Superior Room
Lake Superior State University
650 W. Easterday Ave.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

 Streaming info:

The hearing will be live-streamed at UStream.tv/Channel/MISenate.

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