Kowall: Senate will be in session this summer

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, on Tuesday announced significant additions to the Senate session calendar.

The following additional summer dates were posted for the 2015 session:

June 16 – 18, 23 – 25, 30
July 1 – 2, 7 – 9, 14 – 16, 21 – 23
Aug. 11 – 13, 18 – 20, 25 – 27
Sept. 1 – 3

Kowall released the following statement about the summer session:

“The hardworking taxpayers of this state expect us to put in the time necessary to complete our work. The new schedule I am releasing today reflects our commitment to hard work and results.

“After a careful review of our goals, I found it to be unreasonable to expect that we can accomplish our work without the addition of these session days.

“So the Senate will be here in Lansing this summer, working hard to complete the tasks before us. I look forward to working with my colleagues on legislation that is vital to fostering Michigan’s continued comeback.”