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 Al Pscholka, Mike McCready and Brandt Iden—fast-track the end of the Venture Michigan Fund, which was originally enacted to spur…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…

McCready’s voting record perfect in 2013-2014 session

Legislator did not miss any of more than 1,300 votes According to official vote tallies, state Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, cast his vote on every item presented on the floor during his first term. “Serving as your state representative is not a responsibility to be taken lightly,” McCready said. “I am honored to cast…

McCready: Road funding bills protect schools, communities

Transportation bills increase revenue without raising taxes State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, a member of the House Transportation Committee, today issued the following statement on the passage of transportation funding reform in the Michigan House: Road funding is an issue we take very seriously in the House, and I’m glad to have passed legislation…

McCready bill protecting pets, owners passes House

HB 5095 redefines state breeding standards Legislation introduced by State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, was passed by the Michigan House today to better protect both consumers and animals by requiring large-scale commercial dog breeders to register with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). House Bill 5095 defines large-scale breeding kennels as…

Cotter, McCready sponsor package reforming wage garnishment laws

Changes offer added protections to employees, employers The Michigan House today passed a two-bill package to cut bureaucratic red tape involving the state’s wage garnishment laws and strengthen the overall economy, announced state Reps. Kevin Cotter and Mike McCready. House Bills 5390 and 5391 provide comprehensive wage garnishment reform, which will reduce administrative burdens on employers,…

Rep. McCready and Sept. 11 guests.

McCready honors Bloomfield Township policemen during House 9-11 tribute

Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, joined his colleagues at the Michigan House today in honoring and commemorating victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, at an annual ceremony. McCready hosted Chief of Police Geof Gaudard and Lt. Paul Schwab of the Bloomfield Township Police Department, who McCready said risk their lives daily to keep…

Snyder signs Detroit settlement package into law

A statement from Rep. Mike McCready State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, a member of the special House Committee on Detroit’s Recovery and Michigan’s Future, today issued the following statement on the historic signing of the bankruptcy settlement bills aimed to help resolve Detroit’s bankruptcy: These long-awaited laws are the product of many months of…

Statement from Rep. Mike McCready on passage of Detroit settlement bill package

State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, a member of the special House Committee on Detroit’s Recovery and Michigan’s Future, today issued the following statement following the passage of 11 bills aimed to help resolve Detroit’s bankruptcy: “It’s an undeniable fact that the city of Detroit is a legal subset of the state, so we cannot…

Statement from Rep. Mike McCready on creation of Detroit’s Recovery and Michigan’s Future Committee

State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, upon appointment to the newly created House Committee on Detroit’s Recovery and Michigan’s Future, today issued the following statement: “My colleagues and I in the House are taking the consideration of a Detroit bankruptcy resolution very seriously. Economically, our goal is to secure the city’s recovery and ensure the region’s success…