Rep. Mueller plan creates tougher penalties for disarming a police officer

State Rep. Mike Mueller today introduced a bipartisan plan to increase the penalty for criminals who disarm – or attempt to disarm – a police officer. Mueller, of Linden, said a criminal who commits an unarmed robbery would currently be punished more severely than an individual who attempts to disarm a police officer. His legislation…

Opinion: Greater support for our first responders

Published in The Detroit News Our law enforcement officers work tirelessly to keep us safe and maintain peace in our hometowns and across Michigan. They are brave and selfless men and women, but they face an incredible risk we must address. The suicide rate for law enforcement professionals is the second-highest of any profession. Last…

Rep. Mueller votes to expand recreational offerings statewide

Proposal includes new trail in Argentine Township State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today voted in favor of a state plan to construct a new multi-use trail in Genesee County as part of wide-ranging land development and acquisition legislation advancing through the Michigan House. The $300,000 state project included in the legislation will help build…

Rep. Mueller participates in Legislative Polar Plunge

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden led efforts in raising $25,000 for children and adults with mental health challenges at the Capitol on Thursday, participating in the eighth annual Legislative Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan with his legislative director Scott Kempa. In tradition of the event, participants are encouraged to be creative…

Rep. Mueller commends new agriculture education book

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mike Mueller and fellow members of the House Agriculture committee were presented copies of Right This Very Minute, a new educational children’s book published in cooperation with the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. Rep. Mueller commended the book, written by Lisl H. Detlefsen and illustrated by Renée Kurilla, as a…

Rep. Mueller promotes website devoted to car insurance reform

New legislative site to provide public interaction, latest news on reform   State Rep. Mike Mueller, together with House colleagues, this week announced the creation of a special website to keep people informed about the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates while giving Michigan drivers a chance to have their voices heard. The…

Rep. Mueller, Republican legislators unveil new caucus Action Plan

Republican members of the Michigan House, including state Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden, today unveiled their Action Plan for the 2019-20 legislative term. Mueller underscored the continued commitment within the plan to providing better care for people through Michigan’s mental health system -including for veterans and first responders. “These are individuals who put their lives…

Rep. Mueller invites mental health advocate to State of the State Address

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden welcomed Eric Hipple to the House floor for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State Address. Hipple was a Detroit Lions quarterback from 1980 to 1989. After the suicide of his 15-year-old son in 2000, Hipple became an active advocate for suicide prevention and mental health for…

Rep. Mueller sets local office hours

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host local office hours on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holly Township Library, 1116 N. Saginaw St. in Holly. “This is a great opportunity to sit down with residents of our community to discuss their priorities and any questions they have,” Mueller said….

Rep. Mueller to host local office hours

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host district office hours on Friday, Feb. 1 to meet with local residents of the 51st District. “As your voice in Lansing, I am dedicated to accessibility and transparency,” Rep. Mueller said. “This is a great way to directly hear your thoughts and questions on state government. I…

Rep. Mueller begins busy first Michigan House term with four committee assignments

Legislator’s background provides natural fit for key panels State Rep. Mike Mueller will give the residents he represents in parts of Genesee and Oakland counties a voice on several issues facing Michigan after the first-term legislator was named to four different House committees this week. Committee appointments and chair assignments were formally announced by House…

Rep. Mueller ceremoniously sworn into office

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mike Mueller was ceremoniously sworn into his first term of office on Wednesday by Michigan State Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Markman. He was joined by his wife Angela and four children (from left to right): Ryan Jr., Olivia, Owen, and Cole. Rep. Mueller represents the 51st District, which includes Argentine,…

Rep. Mueller announces office is open to serve residents

State Rep. Mike Mueller announced today his office in Lansing is ready to serve the people of the 51st District. Scott Kempa is Rep. Mueller’s legislative director, and Mike Moon serves as legislative aide in charge of constituent outreach. Kempa previously worked as a legislative aide for previous 51st District state Rep. Joe Graves and…