McCready reads to local students during March is Reading Month

State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, began reading to students of the 40th District last week to celebrate March is Reading Month. “Not only does reading make a difference in our children’s lives today, but it gives them an opportunity to think creatively and prepare for the future,” Rep. McCready said. He first visited Scotch…

McCready introduces trio of bills based on local recommendations

Lawmaker: Bills are common-sense fixes to help homeowners State Rep. Mike McCready today introduced three bills to help homeowners and ensure local governing bodies are working more effectively and efficiently. House Bill 5319 adds language to the Michigan Condominium Act to require individuals running for a condo board to certify they are familiar with the…

House approves McCready measure to save taxpayers money

Bill eliminates redundancies in DHS proceedings The Michigan Department of Human Services will see savings in both court and legal costs under legislation approved today by the state House, announced Rep. Mike McCready. House Bill 5198 simplifies the process by which state employees – or their union representative – is granted access to confidential Department…

McCready schedules office hours in February and March

Residents of the 40th House District are invited to meet with state Rep. Mike McCready during his local office hours, being held in West Bloomfield in February and Birmingham in March. On Tuesday, Feb. 11, McCready will hold office hours from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of the West Bloomfield Public Library,…

McCready announces pair of road projects to receive special legislative funding

State Rep. Mike McCready today announced two road projects within the 40th House District that will receive special state road funding grants. Funding for the road and bridge improvement projects will come from the $115 million set aside by the Michigan Legislature through the Roads and Risk Reserve Fund. “I am very pleased that Oakland…

Be wary of new telephone scam about utility bills, cautions McCready

State Rep. Mike McCready warns of a new telephone scam where local residents are contacted by callers claiming to be from utility companies in an attempt to defraud. In the scam, callers claiming to be from the utility company contact residential and business customers threatening to disconnect their electrical service unless immediate payment is made….

McCready invites residents to attend local office hours in Birmingham

State Rep. Mike McCready will be available to meet with residents of the 40th House District on Monday, Nov. 18 to discuss matters of state and local government. The lawmaker will host office hours from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Jeanne Lloyd Room of the Baldwin Library, located at 200 W. Merrill St….

McCready bill fights for consumer protections when buying or adopting pets

Measure will set new standards for breeding State Rep. Mike McCready recently introduced legislation 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. House Bill 5095 also establishes guidelines to help ensure the humane treatment and health of both the…

House approves bills to provide tax relief to car buyers

McCready praises savings to be passed on to residents The Michigan House today approved legislation to allow Michigan residents to pay less sales tax on new and used vehicle purchases, announced state Rep. Mike McCready. Residents who trade in a vehicle when purchasing a car could receive significant tax savings because the sales tax would…

Kesto, McCready host town hall on human trafficking in Michigan

Lawmakers work to protect families from exploitation State Reps. Klint Kesto and Mike McCready will host a town hall meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19 focusing on how to prevent human trafficking in Michigan. Both Kesto, R-Commerce Township, and McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, will meet with residents from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the West Bloomfield Public…

McCready announces incentives for Birmingham company expansion, job creation

State Rep. Mike McCready today announced Woodward Brown Associates, LLC has received a $3.2 million incentive through the Michigan Community Revitalization Program. The performance-based loan participation will go towards the construction of a new five-story, mixed-use structure on the corner of Woodward Avenue and Brown Street in Birmingham. The building, which will be known as…

Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, and state law enforcement officers join Gov. Rick Snyder as he signs Public Act 109 of 2013 into law. The legislation is McCready's first bill to become a Michigan statute.

Governor signs McCready bill to fund state’s natural disaster relief

Bill adjusts funding levels for faster emergency response Gov. Rick Snyder today signed into law a bill introduced by state Rep. Mike McCready that expedites the state emergency response process and ensures local communities receive assistance more quickly during natural disasters. Public Act 109 of 2013 is part of a two-bill package that adjusts statutory…

State Rep. Mike McCready (left) attends the third annual 9/11 ceremony held by the Michigan House of Representatives along with Lt. Nole Clason (right) and Chief David Hendrickson of the City of Bloomfield Hills Public Safety Department.

McCready, House honor first responders during annual 9/11 ceremony

The Michigan House of Representatives today conducted its third annual 9/11 memorial service, commemorating the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, state Rep. Mike McCready announced. The House also honored the eight military members and first responders from Michigan who lost their lives in the line of duty in the past year. As a…

McCready invites area residents to meet with him on Sept. 30

State Rep. Mike McCready will be available to meet with residents of the 40th House District on Monday, Sept. 30 to discuss matters of state and local government. The lawmaker will host office hours from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Bloomfield Township Library, located at 1099 Lone Pine Road in Bloomfield Township. No appointment…