Hansen announces Senate committee leadership assignments

LANSING – Senator-elect Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, today announced the committees that he will lead for the 2011-2014 legislative term in the Michigan Senate.

Hansen will chair the Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee.

“Michigan is blessed to have tremendous natural resources that provide for many outdoor recreational opportunities for its residents and visitors to the state,” said Hansen. “Tourism contributes greatly to the state’s economy. I look forward to working on issues that will come before this important committee.”

Hansen will also serve as vice chair of the Local Government and Elections Committee.

From the 34th Senate District, Hansen will represent the counties of Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo and Oceana.