Rep. Hauck votes to finalize budget restoration funding

State Rep. Roger Hauck, of Union Township, today joined colleagues in the Michigan Legislature in giving final approval to a plan restoring budget funding vetoed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer earlier this year. The governor vetoed nearly $1 billion in Legislature-approved funding when she signed the budget plan for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1….

Rep. Hauck’s juvenile justice reform plan becomes law

New law allows 17-year-olds to be sent through juvenile court system The policy requiring all 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in Michigan courts will soon end after a plan spearheaded by state Rep. Roger Hauck was signed into law today. Michigan is one of just four states still requiring all 17-year-olds to be prosecuted…

Rep. Hauck’s bipartisan ‘Raise the Age’ plan advances to governor’s desk

State Rep. Roger Hauck’s plan to end the policy requiring all 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in Michigan’s criminal justice system is on its way to the governor’s desk. Hauck said Michigan is one of just four states still requiring all 17-year-olds to be prosecuted as adults – even those who commit the most…

Hauck, Liberati testify on bipartisan plan to prevent surprise medical bills

State Reps. Roger Hauck (R-Mt. Pleasant) and Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park) today delivered testimony on bipartisan legislation they sponsored to protect Michigan residents from the practice of surprise medical billing. Surprise medical bills typically stem from a disagreement between a patient’s insurer and an out-of-network medical provider leaving the patient stuck with the bill. Patients…

Rep. Hauck introduces plan to restore funding for CTE equipment grants

State Rep. Roger Hauck today introduced a plan to restore funding for career and technical education equipment after Gov. Whitmer stripped funding for the grants last week. Hauck, of Union Township, said the bipartisan school budget plan approved by the Legislature included $16 million in grants to help local schools obtain the equipment they need…

Hauck plan to allow liquor license for Central Michigan University

Lawmaker testifies before House Regulatory Reform Committee   State Rep. Roger Hauck today testified before the House Regulatory Reform Committee in support of his plan making the John G. Kulhavi Events Center at Central Michigan University eligible for an on-premises liquor license. Under state liquor laws, a college or university can obtain a liquor license…

Rep. Hauck underscores record funding for Michigan students within budget plan

School aid budget contains commitments to career prep, early literacy State Rep. Roger Hauck, of Union Township, today voted to approve the Legislature’s school aid budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, including the largest investment for students in state history. The plan provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools without a tax…

Rep. Hauck to hold tele-town hall on auto insurance

State Rep. Roger Hauck invites residents to join him for a tele-town hall meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 18 to learn about and discuss the upcoming changes to the state’s car insurance system. Joining Hauck as a special guest will be Rep. Jason Wentworth of Clare, who serves as chair of the House Select Committee on…

Rep. Hauck continues call to help Michigan farmers impacted by record rainfall

State Rep. Roger Hauck today reiterated the need to support Michigan farmers whose crops have been delayed or damaged by this spring’s record-setting rain. A House plan approved on Thursday would help private lenders provide low-interest loans to qualified farmers at no financial risk to the state. “Farmers in Midland and Isabella counties have been…

Rep. Hauck invites residents to town hall meeting on road funding

State Rep. Roger Hauck has announced a special town hall meeting with special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley on Monday, June 10 to discuss road funding in the state of Michigan. Rep. O’Malley serves as chairman of the House Transportation Committee and is traveling throughout Michigan to discuss road funding with local residents. O’Malley’s committee also…

Rep. Hauck: Isabella and Midland county drivers one step closer to rate relief

Plan fixing no-fault insurance system heads to governor’s desk State Rep. Roger Hauck, of Union Township today cast a pivotal vote in favor of a proposal that brings savings to Michigan drivers through lower car insurance rates. The plan, which needed additional legislative approval after an initial House vote earlier in the month, guarantees lower…