Rep Webber: Better communication is necessary when state responds to environmental, health threats

State Rep. Michael Webber of Oakland County – chair of the House Regulatory Reform Committee and member of the House Oversight Committee – reacted to a House Appropriations Committee hearing to review how the state responded and communicated with local governments and legislators regarding Electro-Plating Services in Madison Heights and ownership-related properties in Sanilac County…

Join Rep. Webber at his January office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills invites residents to join him for his in-district office hours on Friday, Jan. 17. “I look forward to meeting with community members and listening to their insight,” Rep. Webber said. “Monthly office hours have provided a great opportunity to connect with the people I serve. I encourage everyone…

Rep. Webber: Sports wagering crosses the finish line

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills issued the following statement today after Gov. Whitmer signed legislation legalizing participation in fantasy sports contests and permitting sports betting in Michigan: “It’s been a long time coming, but legal sports wagering is now a reality here in Michigan. We’ve crossed the finish line and took the necessary…

Rep. Webber’s sales tax fairness plan signed into law

Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills issued the following statement today after Gov. Whitmer signed his legislation to provide sales tax fairness related to retail sales — regardless of whether the retailer is operating inside or outside of Michigan: “Local stores have been required to collect sales tax from their customers for a long, long…

Rep. Webber, state House send restored funding to governor’s desk

State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, this week joined colleagues in the Michigan Legislature in giving final approval to a plan restoring budget funding vetoed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer earlier this year. Nearly $1 billion in Legislature-approved funding was wiped through line-item vetoes before the fiscal year that began Oct. 1. A newly approved…

Join Rep. Webber at his November office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills invites residents to join him for his in-district office hours on Monday, Nov. 25. “Hearing your concerns and ideas is important to me,” Rep. Webber said. “I hope you’ll join me this month for an update on state government and to share what’s on your mind.” Rep. Webber…

Rep. Webber: Legalization of fantasy sports closer to reality

The Michigan House of Representatives today approved a pair of proposals sponsored by state Rep. Michael Webber legalizing participation in fantasy sports contests and permitting sports betting in Michigan. Webber’s measures are part of a wide-ranging bipartisan plan updating the way gaming is conducted and regulated statewide. Current state law is silent as to whether…