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…

McCready to host office hours in West Bloomfield, Birmingham in August

State Rep. Mike McCready will meet with residents of the 40th House District during a pair of office hours scheduled during August. On Wednesday, Aug. 21, McCready will host office hours in the board room of the Baldwin Library from 4-6 p.m. The Baldwin Library is located at 300 West Merrill St. in Birmingham. The…

McCready, Kesto invite residents to attend Senior Brigade forum on July 29

Residents of the 39th and 40th House Districts are encouraged to attend a Senior Brigade presentation by the Michigan Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division on Monday, July 29. The event is hosted by state Reps. Mike McCready and Klint Kesto and will take place at the West Bloomfield Public Library from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The library’s…

McCready commends continued state funding of Urban Search and Rescue Task Force

State Rep. Mike McCready today announced that a portion of the Michigan State Police (MSP) budget will be designated to the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Force. Offering regional resources to communities in Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair, Washtenaw, Monroe and Wayne counties, the USAR Task Force will receive $500,000 for fiscal year 2013-14 to…

McCready schedules local office hours for July 9

State Rep. Mike McCready today announced he has scheduled office hours for Tuesday, July 9 in Bloomfield Township. McCready invites local residents of the 40th House District to meet with him from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. to discuss state or local issues. Office hours will take place in Meeting Room 3 of the Bloomfield Township…

McCready votes to help military veterans gain occupational licensing

Bills allow veterans to use military training as experience State Rep. Mike McCready today voted for a package of five bills to allow veterans to use their military training when seeking civilian licensure in a variety of trades and professions. The measures – House Bills 4605, 4731, 4752, 4754 and 4756 – allow training and…

House passes McCready bill to better fund state emergency response

Measure adjusts funding levels for natural disaster relief The House of Representatives recently approved a bill introduced by state Rep. Mike McCready that expedites the state emergency response process, helping to ensure communities receive assistance more quickly during natural disasters. House Bill 4670 adjusts statutory funding levels for the Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund to…