Rep. McCready encourages residents to take part in Free Fishing Weekend

State Rep. Mike McCready is encouraging residents of the 40th House District to enjoy Michigan’s abundant natural resources during Free Fishing Weekend on June 11 and 12. During these two days, anglers can cast a line without purchasing a fishing license, but all other fishing rules – such as size and species limits – still…

Rep. McCready schedules June office hours in West Bloomfield

State Rep. Mike McCready will meet with residents June 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the conference room at the main branch of the West Bloomfield Public Library, 4600 Walnut Lake Road. “I invite residents of the 40th House District to join me June 6,” said Rep. McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills. “I’m happy to…

House panel approves Rep. McCready’s bill to stop aggressive panhandling

Rep. Mike McCready’s legislation to create the Aggressive Solicitation Prohibition Act was approved today by the House Committee on Criminal Justice. “This simply makes it clear to panhandlers that it’s not acceptable to intimidate and harass people until they hand over money,” said Rep. McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills. Under the Aggressive Solicitation Prohibition Act, a person…

New legislation prohibits unregulated custody transfers of adopted children

Bill package helps ensure the safety of adopted kids Legislators today introduced a four-bill package to prohibit and punish the practice of informal child custody transfers. “In some cases, parents are using online forums to offer adopted children to strangers, which results in children being ‘rehomed’ into potentially abusive and unsafe environments,” said Rep. McCready,…

House Committee on Appropriations approves higher education budget

The Michigan House Committee on Appropriations on Wednesday approved the budget for higher education, which state Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, said includes a 3.4 percent increase for Michigan’s 15 public universities. “We arrived at a fiscally responsible budget that increases our investment in Michigan’s universities,” said Rep. McCready, chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee for…

Rep. McCready announces April office hours

State Rep. Mike McCready invites residents of the 40th House District to meet with him from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 18, in Meeting Room 3 of the Bloomfield Township Public Library, 1099 Lone Pine Road in Bloomfield Township. No appointment is necessary. “I always look forward to hearing input from residents in our…

Rep. McCready announces Nov. office hours

State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, today announced that office hours will take place Tuesday, Nov. 17. Rep. McCready invites residents to join him for coffee and conversation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in meeting room 3 of the Bloomfield Township Public Library, located at 1099 Lone Pine Road in Bloomfield Township. No appointments…

Rep. McCready invites all to join in Oct. office hours

State Rep. Mike McCready invites residents to join him for his local office hours on Monday, Oct. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the board room of the Baldwin Public Library located at 300 W. Merrill St. in Birmingham. “I enjoy hearing what the people in the community have to say,” Rep. McCready…

Rep. McCready invites all to attend September office hours

Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, will host in-district office hours on Tuesday, Sept. 8 from 5 to 6 p.m. at West Bloomfield Public Library located at 4600 Walnut Lake Road in West Bloomfield. Office hours will be held in the conference room and residents are encouraged to come to ask questions of Rep. McCready. “This…

State House approves bills to phase out costly Venture Michigan Fund

Legislation ends future commitments, saves taxpayer money Michigan will stop gambling taxpayer money on risky investments thanks to legislation approved today by the state House. House Bills 4195, 4196 and 4365— sponsored by state Reps. Al Pscholka, Mike McCready and Brandt Iden—fast-track the end of the Venture Michigan Fund, which was originally enacted to spur…

Pscholka, McCready focus on eliminating Venture Michigan Fund

Bill package accelerates phase-out, ends future deals State Reps. Al Pscholka and Mike McCready today announced the introduction of two bills that would save taxpayers $150 million by fast-tracking the end of the Venture Michigan Fund. “This fund was enacted with good intentions, but the reality of using Michiganders’ money to buy economic investments just…

García, McCready sponsor wage garnishment reform package

Important employee, employer protections offered The House Committee on Commerce and Trade today unanimously approved a two-bill package to strengthen Michigan’s economy by eliminating bureaucratic red tape regarding the state’s wage garnishment laws, announced state Reps. Daniela García and Mike McCready. House Bill 4119, sponsored by García, provides comprehensive reform intended to reduce administrative burdens…

McCready to chair Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education

Legislator to serve as vice chair of appropriations subcommittees for Human Services, Licensing and Regulatory Reform State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, this week was appointed to chair the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education in the 98th Legislature. “Balancing a multi-billion dollar budget is no simple feat, but I’m eager to assist the process…

McCready announces February office hour

State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, today announced details for those interested in attending his February office hour in the district. “It’s always a pleasure to meet with constituents during office hours in libraries across the district,” McCready said. “Please stop by and say hello as we begin a new year.” The representative will be…