Bipartisan Resolution Declares Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

State Representatives Jim Ellison (D-Royal Oak) and Mike Mueller (R-Linden) introduced House Resolution 261 today, declaring May as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in the state of Michigan. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that affects nearly 30,000 children and adults nationwide, causing an abnormally thick, sticky mucus to clog the lungs. This can result…

Michigan workers need answers

By State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden The COVID-19 pandemic has caused several challenges and obstacles for people across this state. Despite these difficulties, Michiganders continue to step up to the plate – health care professionals work around the clock with limited supplies, engineers are constructing makeshift hospitals, automakers have begun producing ventilators, and our…

Mueller: Governor puts more people out of work as UIA continues to fail

Stay-at-home order tightens work restrictions, extends to April 30 State Rep. Mike Mueller today expressed his disappointment in the governor’s decision to put even more restrictions on workers and job providers by extending her stay-at-home order through April 30. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered that stores no longer sell what she considers non-essential items and block…

Legislature approves plan to extend state of emergency to May 1

Rep. Mueller: Gov. Whitmer’s mid-June extension is too long State Rep. Mike Mueller announced the state Legislature today approved a plan to extend Michigan’s state of emergency brought on by coronavirus to May 1, rather than to mid-June as recommended by Gov. Whitmer. “The public health crisis is ongoing, and I certainly believe we should…

Rep. Mueller statement on coronavirus cases in Genesee County

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today issued the following statement after four confirmed coronavirus cases were identified in Genesee County: “It doesn’t come as a shock that the virus has reached our community, though it is still certainly unsettling. But we are prepared for this. I have complete confidence that our state and local…

Rep. Mueller aims to save lives by updating Michigan’s fire safety laws

Plan requires exclusive sale of upgraded residential smoke detectors by 2022 State Rep. Mike Mueller today said the state should update its fire safety laws to better protect Michigan families from the risk of death or injury from a house fire. Mueller, of Linden, said Michigan ranked third-worst in the country for house fire fatalities…

Mueller plan aims to put more money into hands of local road commissions

State Rep. Mike Mueller has introduced a bill that would help improve local roads in communities throughout Michigan. Mueller’s plan would increase funding for county and city road commissions and decrease funding for the state’s highway fund without increasing taxes or state debt. “Michigan drivers are burdened by the potholes and crumbling roads right outside…