Rep. Hauck bill to end driver responsibility fees advances

Legislator’s measure include license restoration grace period   State Rep. Roger Hauck today voted on legislation that ends the senseless and punitive driver responsibility fees. Hauck, of Union Township, is sponsor of one of the bills that immediately forgives outstanding debt brought on by the fees. His bill also establishes grace period from enactment of…

Rep. Hauck: Plan to cut taxes for Michigan residents approved by House

The state House today approved bills providing broad income tax relief to Michigan families, including proposals supported by Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes, potentially saving families hundreds of dollars overall. “This is a win for Michigan families…

Rep. Hauck seeks answers to high winter utility bills

Energy Policy Committee conducting inquiry   State Rep. Roger Hauck today said he and others serving on the House Energy Policy Committee are determined to get answers about skyrocketing electric bills that some people say have doubled or tripled in cost this winter. Hauck, of Union Township, said the committee heard testimony from one utility…

Rep. Hauck announces bills to combat sexual assault, child abuse

State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township announced he is helping sponsor legislation to help protect Michigan’s young people in sexual assault and child abuse cases. The legislation introduced in the state House this week comes in response to the Larry Nassar scandal at Michigan State University. “There are no words to adequately describe the…

Rep. Hauck: New legislation invests more in local veterans services

Grant program will help maintain county offices State Rep. Roger Hauck, of Union Township, co-sponsored legislation introduced today providing financial incentive to encourage Michigan counties to establish and maintain veteran service offices. Currently, 11 counties do not have a local veteran support department and many others are understaffed. “Veterans sacrifice a tremendous amount while working…

Michigan House approves bills giving families and seniors broader tax relief

The Michigan House today approved legislation giving Michigan families and seniors broader income tax relief, including a key bill sponsored by state Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township. The legislation continues and increases personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on their state income taxes. Other bills in the package provide additional tax relief…

Rep. Hauck announces 2018 office hours

State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township has announced his first local office hours of the year on Friday, Jan. 26. Rep. Hauck will be available at the following times and locations: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Leah’s Korner Kafe, 300 E. Railway St. in Coleman; 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lake Isabella…

Hauck lauds veto override bringing vehicle sales tax relief to Michigan families

Legislation accelerates trade-in reforms adopted in 2013 State Rep. Roger Hauck today voted to accelerate sales tax relief for Michigan families buying motor vehicles by overriding a gubernatorial veto with his House colleagues. The House vote means additional tax relief for people buying cars, trucks and SUVs with a trade-in. Current law calls for phasing…

Rep. Hauck: It’s time to give Michigan families broader tax relief

State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township today introduced legislation to provide significant income tax relief for Michigan workers and families. Hauck’s bill continues and increases personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on their income taxes. Hauck also said he will support a companion bill providing tax relief for senior citizens. “The recent…

COLUMN: A year of progress for Michigan

My first year representing our communities at the state Capitol has been an extremely busy one. It’s not lost on me that every vote I cast and each decision I make impacts the residents of our state. Through bills I introduced this year and other pieces of legislation I supported, I have made it my…

Rep. Hauck announces recreational grant recommendation for local park

State Rep. Roger Hauck today announced a grant has been recommended by the Natural Resources Trust Fund Board to develop a trail and make improvements at Island Park in Mount Pleasant. Hauck, of Union Township, said the improvements at the park will increase the recreational opportunities in the area and make the park’s iconic bridge…