Hornberger plan protecting gun owners from government restrictions advances

The House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee this week approved state Rep. Pamela Hornberger’s plan implementing Constitutional Carry in Michigan. Hornberger’s measure is part of a five-bill package that would eliminate current restrictions and penalties associated with carrying concealed weapons. “It is important we make sure we are not making criminals out of well-intended,…

Rep. Hornberger: I am disgusted by governor’s betrayal of Michigan students

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger, chair of the House Education Committee and former public school teacher, issued the following statement after the governor’s veto of several line items within the Legislature-approved state budget: “I am disgusted Gov. Whitmer has chosen to use Michigan public-charter students as pawns in her political game. She vetoed $240 in increased…

Rep. Hornberger supports record funding for Michigan students

Rep. Pamela Hornberger, chair of the House Education Committee, today voted in support of the Legislature’s school aid budget, which includes the largest-ever investment for Michigan students in the state’s history. The budget provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools. Under the bipartisan-approved plan, per-pupil funding would increase for every student in Michigan…

Hornberger: We must eliminate Michigan Board of Ed, let governor choose state superintendent

Hornberger’s solution addresses concerns that the state Board of Education is a politically driven layer of government, which for years has slowed Michigan’s educational advancement and contradicted the Legislature’s goal of a more transparent state government. Furthermore, Hornberger said that in recent years the state board and the state superintendent have enacted mandates that are…

Rep. Hornberger: Historic no-fault car insurance signed into law

A bipartisan car insurance reform supported by Rep. Pamela Hornberger was signed into state law on Thursday, lowering costs for all Michigan drivers. The reforms – approved by Hornberger and the Legislature – give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, combat fraudulent claims and stop price gouging on medical services for car accident…

Hornberger supports guaranteed auto insurance savings for Michigan drivers

House approves long-overdue bipartisan no-fault solution State Rep. Pamela Hornberger today joined colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stopping price gouging on medical services for…

Rep. Hornberger welcomes local pastor to lead House invocation

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger of Chesterfield Township welcomed Pastor Josh Hossler (center) to the state Capitol to lead Wednesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Hossler serves as the lead pastor at Evident Church in Chesterfield Township. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker Pro Tempore Jason Wentworth.

Rep. Hornberger helps move car insurance reform into the fast lane

Legislator casts important vote as House approves landmark legislation State Rep. Pamela Hornberger today joined fellow House members in approving a bipartisan plan to reform Michigan’s broken no-fault system. The plan guarantees lower personal injury protection (PIP) rates for all drivers in Michigan, who now have the highest average car insurance premiums in the nation…

Senate Dems block snow day solution, leave local schools out in the cold

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, released the following statement today after Senate Democrats refused to grant immediate support for a measure that would allow school districts to count a day as a pupil instruction day in the event of a closure during a governor-declared state of emergency: “Senate Democrats have sided with unions…

Hornberger bill to remove restrictions on local law enforcement officials

The Michigan House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee today approved legislation sponsored by state Rep. Pamela Hornberger prohibiting local governments from enacting or enforcing sanctuary policies. Under Hornberger’s plan, the Local Law Enforcement Protection Act, local governments would no longer be able to put laws or ordinances in place that prohibit local officials, employees…