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'Transformational' economic development bills clear Senate panel

Jon Harrison
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A package of bills that would allow large-scale brownfield redevelopment projects to capture taxes cleared the Senate Economic Development and International Investment Committee on Thursday.

The incentive is designed to help really big, or "transformational," projects all over the state.

"When you do projects like this, you watch the level of service inside of the businesses, these restaurants and bars and nightclubs are all growing when new development happens... everything around it grows, because the expectations of the tenants are so high," said Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, lead sponsor on the legislation.

For the full article, see Emily Lawler, "'Transformational' economic development bills clear Senate panel", MLive, February 16, 2017.

 

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