McBroom invites public input on hunting

LANSING — State Sen. Ed McBroom on Friday invited Upper Peninsula residents to participate in an upcoming hearing of the Senate Natural Resources Committee via remote teleconference on Wednesday, June 19 at 8:30 a.m. EDT.

The committee will discuss Senate Bills 366 and 367, which would provide a 50 percent discount on certain hunting and fishing licenses for qualified nonresidents, including those who own land in Michigan, previously lived in the state, previously had a Michigan resident hunting license or completed hunter safety training in Michigan.

The panel will also discuss SB 35, which would establish criteria and requirements for the taking of deer during the state’s youth hunt weekend.

The committee meeting will take place Wednesday, June 19 at 8:30 a.m. EDT at 1300 Binsfeld Office Building, 201 Townsend St. in Lansing. The remote teleconference will take place at Michigan Works!, 2950 College Ave., Escanaba.

For more information, residents should call McBroom’s office at 517-373-7840 or email SenEMcBroom@senate.michigan.gov