Rep. Mueller, Legislature finalize plan to restore vetoed funding

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, joined the Michigan Legislature on Tuesday in the final passage of a plan to restore budget funding vetoed by the governor earlier this year. The plan approved today restores the most critical of those vetoed funds, including Mueller’s measure to restore essential funding for the secondary road patrol programs…

Rep. Mueller, state House approve plan to restore funding vetoed by Whitmer

Mueller fights to reinstate local secondary road patrol program State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today joined the Michigan House of Representatives in the overwhelming bipartisan passage of a plan to restore budget funding vetoed by Gov. Whitmer earlier this year. The governor vetoed nearly $1 billion in Legislature-approved funding when she signed the budget…

Rep. Mueller announces senior town hall

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host a town hall on Friday, Dec. 13 to meet with senior citizens from the 51st District. Rep. Mueller will be joined by Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell to discuss steps we can take to combat scams over the internet, phone, and email. “Being a former Sheriff’s Deputy,…

Rep. Mueller: Legislature’s car insurance reforms are working

State Rep. Mike Mueller today said a fee reduction announced by the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) is a sign that local drivers will save money through the state’s recent car insurance reforms. The MCCA announced it will charge a $100 per-vehicle assessment for the year-long period beginning July 2, 2020. That is down from…

Police disarmament is a public safety hazard

By State Rep. Mike Mueller On Dec. 28, 2008, Oak Park police officer Mason Samborski was shot at point-blank range and killed by a suspect who used the officer’s own gun to murder him. Officer Samborski was a loving husband and father of a 13-month-old baby girl. His life shouldn’t have ended the way it did….

Rep. Mueller supports changes to State Administrative Board powers

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, has announced his support for a new common-sense framework related to the state budget – preserving some State Administrative Board powers while preventing future gubernatorial abuse of the system. The plan relates to a board recently used by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to unilaterally shift around $625 million in taxpayer…

Mueller introduces plan to reverse governor’s local police funding cuts

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today introduced a plan to restore important funding to allow more deputies to patrol on Michigan roads, money previously stripped out of the state budget through a line-item veto by Gov. Whitmer. When signing budget bills for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, Gov. Whitmer cut $13 million from…

House approves Rep. Mueller’s plan increasing penalties for police disarmament

Legislation calls for harsher penalties for disarming an officer State Rep. Mike Mueller’s bipartisan plan to increase penalties for criminals who disarm – or attempt to disarm – a police officer was approved today by the Michigan House of Representatives. Mueller’s legislation was inspired by the tragic death of Oak Park Police Officer Mason Samborski,…

Mueller applauds governor’s passage of Genesee County public safety initiative, but not her road funding veto

            State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, issued the following statement after the governor vetoed several line items from the Legislature-approved budget:             “While I’m incredibly grateful that the governor recognizes the importance of the Genesee County public safety initiative and its impact on our community, I am disappointed that she failed to approve much-needed…

Rep. Mueller schedules local office hours

     State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host district office hours on Monday, Sept. 30 to meet with local residents of the 51st District.      “Students are back to school and we’re back in session,” Rep. Mueller said. “I’m eager to tackle more issues this fall on behalf of my constituents. I…

Rep. Mueller’s police disarmament bill advances to House floor

House Judiciary Committee OKs harsher penalties for disarming an officer State Rep. Mike Mueller’s bipartisan plan to increase penalties for criminals who disarm – or attempt to disarm – a police officer was approved today by the House Judiciary Committee. Mueller’s legislation was inspired by the tragic death of Oak Park Police Officer Mason Samborski,…

Rep. Mueller: Whitmer is out of touch with the people of Michigan

Legislator refuses to force additional 45 cent gas tax on drivers State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, has expressed his disappointment with Gov. Whitmer’s comments blasting the Legislature regarding ongoing budget deliberations. Mueller said the governor’s proposed budget plan – which includes a 45 cent tax increase – shows she’s “out of touch” with the…

Rep. Mueller stands up for police officers in committee testimony

Former sheriff’s deputy calls for harsher penalties for disarming an officer State Rep. Mike Mueller today testified before the House Judiciary Committee in support of a bipartisan plan he spearheaded to increase the penalty for criminals who disarm or attempt to disarm a police officer. “A criminal who commits unarmed robbery is punished more severely…