Rep. Mueller: Bipartisan jail reform initiative now underway

Special task force holds first meeting in Detroit State Rep. Mike Mueller on Wednesday took part in the first meeting of a special panel tasked with expanding alternatives to jail, safely reducing jail admissions and length of stay, and improving the front-end effectiveness of Michigan’s criminal justice system. Mueller, a retired sheriff’s deputy, said he…

OPINION: A common-sense approach to funding Michigan road repairs

Residents in Genesee and Oakland counties didn’t send me to Lansing to raise their taxes. I’m well aware of Michigan’s lackluster national ranking on road quality. I have heard from residents and experienced the conditions myself – often feeling that unmistakable jolt reverberate through my vehicle. Many in our state have seen popular pictures circulating…

Rep. Mueller: Park officers must be allowed to enforce marijuana laws

State Rep. Mike Mueller recently testified before the House Judiciary Committee in support of his plan to allow parks and recreation officers to enforce provisions of the new recreational marijuana law in state parks, forest land and waterways. Mueller, of Linden, said officers commissioned by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) already have the ability…

One week away: Rep. Mueller to host roads town hall

Today, state Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden issued a statement reminding residents of his road funding town hall on Wednesday, June 25, with special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann, chair of the House Transportation Committee. “With the Legislature placing a high priority on the roads issue, it is now more important than ever…

Rep. Mueller fights to keep funding for Genesee County public safety initiative

Corrections budget moves forward with Mueller’s amendment A crucial initiative to prevent overcrowding in the Genesee County Jail has been retained in the Michigan House budget, thanks to a measure sponsored by state Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden. The corrections budget approved by the House Appropriations Committee would have eliminated funding for the Genesee County…

Rep. Mueller invites residents to road funding town hall

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host a town hall meeting with special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann on Tuesday, June 25 to discuss road funding in Michigan. “When it comes to fixing our roads, I am passionate about pursuing innovative ideas,” Rep. Mueller said. “Any Michigan driver knows there is a…

Rep. Mueller votes to send impactful no-fault reforms to governor’s desk

Plan featuring choice, key coverage protections sees bipartisan support State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, joined his House colleagues today in giving legislative approval to a proposal that brings lower car insurance prices to residents and families in Genesee and Oakland counties. The plan guarantees lower rates for all drivers in Michigan, mending the state’s…

Rep. Mueller announces monthly Outstanding Business Award

State Rep. Mike Mueller is seeking nominations of local job providers who go above and beyond for the community as part of his monthly Outstanding Business Award. Residents of the 51st House District can nominate a small business owner who has made a difference in their lives or supports the community, and each month, one…

Rep. Mueller welcomes new challenge

Today, state Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden expressed his excitement to get to work on the recently created Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration. The representative was appointed by Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield to the task force, created through Executive Order 2019-10 to evaluate Michigan’s justice system and identify best…

Rep. Mueller schedules local office hours

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host district office hours on Friday, May 24 to meet with local residents of the 51st District. “I believe it is important to prioritize accessibility,” Rep. Mueller said. “As your voice in Lansing, I want to know your thoughts and questions. I hope you will take advantage of…

Rep. Mueller votes for lower car insurance rates for Michigan drivers

State Rep. Mike Mueller today cast a historic and vital vote to bring lower car insurance prices to residents and families in Genesee and Oakland counties, joining House legislators in approving a bipartisan plan to reform Michigan’s broken no-fault system. The House plan guarantees lower rates for all drivers in Michigan, reducing what currently is…

COLUMN: We must explore new innovations for building better roads in Michigan

It is no secret our roads need to be fixed, and I believe it is time we begin exploring innovative solutions that will be beneficial to Michigan drivers for the long term.  Michigan has an opportunity to launch itself into the forefront as the state with fiscally responsible and environmentally friendly solutions to its’ crumbling…

Rep. Mueller welcomes local church group to Lansing

  PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden welcomed Senior Pastor Chris Yager (right front) and members of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Swartz Creek to his Lansing office on Tuesday. The group met with the representative to pray and offer words of encouragement. The meeting was part of 121 Capitol Connection, an effort by…

Rep. Mueller votes to help combat Michigan psych worker shortage

Retired psych employees returning to work will keep pensions State Rep. Mike Mueller has voted in support of a House plan to combat the ongoing shortage of behavioral health workers in Michigan. The issue was brought to the Legislature’s attention last term during the House C.A.R.E.S. Task Force statewide tour, which aimed to find ways…