Hauck legislation ensures proper documentation of invasive medical treatments

Plan is part of House package in response to Larry Nassar scandal Health care professionals and facilities could face penalties if invasive procedures are not specifically documented in medical reports and kept for 15 years under legislation submitted by state Rep. Roger Hauck. Today, Hauck testified in support of his bill before the House Law…

Lawmakers submit reform plan following MSU inquiry

House legislation calls for better protection from sexual misconduct A bipartisan group of House legislators today submitted a plan to better protect Michigan’s children in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. The reforms build on previously introduced legislation and include enhanced penalties for distribution, production and financing of child pornography, as well…

Rep. Hauck: Extra road repair money coming to Isabella, Midland counties

Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township today said additional road repair money is headed to Isabella and Midland counties for immediate use this year. Hauck supported a new law providing $175 million in transportation funding statewide with much of the money headed directly to counties, cities and villages for road preservation and construction. The money…

Rep. Hauck bill addressing drone use passes House committee vote

The House Committee on Communications and Technology this week advanced a bill proposed by state Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township as part of a larger legislative package establishing needed state guidelines for drones. Hauck’s bill, House Bill 5495, highlights facilities where use of unmanned aircraft systems will be prohibited under state law. The language…

Rep. Hauck: House approves plan to help improve services for military veterans

State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township today voted with his House colleagues to approve legislation encouraging Michigan counties to establish and maintain veteran service offices through a new grant program. The legislation, which Hauck helps sponsor, will give each county with a veteran service office that satisfies pre-approved requirements $25,000 — plus an additional…

Rep. Hauck votes to support veterans, service clubs

Legislation upholds time-honored tradition   State Rep. Roger Hauck today voted for legislation enabling members of national veterans clubs and other service clubs to buy alcoholic drinks in any affiliated out-of-town club. Hauck, of Union Township, co-sponsored the legislation, which was prompted by a recent Liquor Control Commission ruling that brought an end to the…

Rep. Hauck’s bill ending driver responsibility fees signed into law

Grace period for license renewal runs through Dec. 31   Legislation introduced by state Rep. Roger Hauck forgiving outstanding debt caused by driver responsibility fees has been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. Hauck of Union Township, introduced the bill that also establishes a grace period until Dec. 31 during which people who lost…

Rep. Hauck: New income tax law saves money for mid-Michigan families

Rep. Roger Hauck today said a new Michigan law will save families hundreds of dollars on their income taxes. Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation to preserve and increase personal exemptions for taxpayers and their dependents on state income taxes. Hauck was a major force behind the tax cut, sponsoring a House bill similar to the…

Rep. Hauck: Michigan House approves bill to pump more money into local road repairs

Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township today voted for a plan to pump more money into repairing roads in mid-Michigan and across the state. The $175 million bill approved by the Michigan House includes additional money for road preservation and construction as early this summer. “We have additional money available right now, and there is…

Rep. Hauck announces in-district office hours

State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township has announced his office hours for the month February to be held on Friday, Feb. 23. The representative 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 noon at the Lake…

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…