Rep. Hauck plan requires physical therapists to report suspected child abuse or neglect

State Rep. Roger Hauck today testified before the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee in support of a plan to require physical therapists and assistants to report child abuse and neglect. Hauck’s plan adds physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to the long list of health professionals who must report suspected child abuse or neglect…

Rep. Hauck: ‘Raise the Age’ reforms would help put teens on the right path

Plan ends policy requiring all 17-year-olds be treated as adults in court State Rep. Roger Hauck testified before the House Judiciary Committee today in support of his plan to improve the way 17-year-olds are treated in Michigan’s criminal justice system. Hauck, who sponsored the plan alongside a bipartisan group of his colleagues, said Michigan is…

Rep. Hauck: House approves government transparency plan

Legislation extends open record requirements to governor, Legislature State Rep. Roger Hauck’s plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan was unanimously approved today by the Michigan House. Hauck, of Union Township, said Michigan is one of just two states that still exempts its governor and state legislators from open records…

Rep. Hauck’s transparency plan clears House panel during Sunshine Week

State Rep. Roger Hauck’s plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan was approved today by the House Government Operations Committee. Michigan is one of just two states that still exempts its governor, lieutenant governor and the Legislature from sunshine laws. Hauck’s legislation is part of a bipartisan plan to end…

Rep. Hauck continues call for affordable car insurance following State of the State address

State Rep. Roger Hauck, of Union Township, reflected on Tuesday night’s State of the State address by reiterating the need for lowering Michigan’s out-of-control car insurance rates. The state’s controversial no-fault system forces more than seven million Michigan drivers to pay the highest car insurance rates in the country. A special committee has been formed…

Reps. Hauck, Filler call for critical juvenile justice reforms

‘Raise the Age’ plan treats 17-year-olds as minors for most criminal offenses State Reps. Roger Hauck and Graham Filler are spearheading a bipartisan plan to transform the way 17-year-olds are treated in Michigan’s criminal justice system. Michigan is one of just four states in the country to automatically prosecute 17-year-olds as adults when they’re accused…

Rep. Hauck joins influential Ways and Means Committee for new Michigan House term

State Rep. Roger Hauck will serve on the recently created House Ways and Means Committee for the 2019-20 legislative term, providing a unique opportunity to help residents of Isabella and Midland Counties on a variety of important issues facing the state. Committee appointments were announced this week by House Speaker Lee Chatfield. The Ways and…

Rep. Hauck continues fight for more government transparency

Bipartisan solution gives people access to more public information State Rep. Roger Hauck, along with a bipartisan group of House colleagues, today introduced a comprehensive plan to increase the transparency of state government. Hauck, of Union Township, said Michigan is one of a very few states that still exempts its governor, lieutenant governor and the…

Rep. Hauck applauds new Child Protective Services mobile app to help Isabella County families

State Rep. Roger Hauck today commended the launch of a Child Protective Services mobile application for Isabella County that will help protect families and their children. The Mobile Investigator application allows Child Protective Services employees to remotely enter contact information for people interviewed during investigations and securely scan and upload documents. “This mobile application will…

Rep. Hauck: New Mackinac Straits Authority means energy security, jobs

  The Michigan House today approved with bipartisan support a plan hailed by State Rep. Roger Hauck as a major step forward for Michigan’s energy security and a win for Michigan workers. Hauck, of Union Twp., said legislation to create an oversight authority for the construction of a multi-use utility tunnel would create thousands of…

Rep. Hauck set to help shape policy planning with new committee position

Assignment will formulate direction for Republican-led Michigan House Michigan House Speaker-elect Lee Chatfield recently announced that state Rep. Roger Hauck, of Union Township, will serve on the newly created Policy Action Plan Committee. The temporary, 14-member panel will work with incoming Republican members to develop policy ideas for the upcoming legislative term and construct an…

Rep. Hauck joined by local official for ceremony to honor fallen heroes

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Roger Hauck (left), of Mount Pleasant, was honored to welcome Marc Griffis, who serves as Isabella County Director of Emergency Management, to a Michigan House session commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on Thursday. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line…