Rep. Leutheuser backs budget plan with no 45 cent gas tax increase

Rep. Eric Leutheuser today voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget which invests in roads and education solutions – without new taxes. “I am proud to see both sides in the House come together in a bipartisan way to pass a state budget on time, before the October deadline,” Leutheuser said. “We looked…

Rep. Leutheuser helps unveil bipartisan plan to improve Michigan’s expungement laws

A bipartisan plan announced today would expand Michigan’s expungement laws and give hundreds of thousands of residents with old, low-level criminal convictions a new opportunity to start fresh. State Rep. Graham Filler, chair of the House Judiciary Committee, and the bipartisan group of bill sponsors unveiled the legislation today during stops in Detroit and Kalamazoo….

Rep. Leutheuser: How car insurance reform will lower costs

If you drive a car in Michigan, you’ve been paying the highest insurance rates in the country.  Everyone knows that.  In fact, fixing our state’s unsustainable “no-fault” car insurance system is the main reason I ran for office and has been the number one issue I’ve heard about from my constituents.  It has always been…

Rep. Leutheuser: Massive tax increase isn’t the answer in budget negotiations

In response to comments made this week by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer regarding the Republican-led Michigan Legislature, state Rep. Eric Leutheuser, of Hillsdale, today reiterated his opposition to a vastly unpopular 45-cent per gallon gas tax increase in the governor’s budget. “It’s not the right way forward for Michigan,” said Leutheuser, who represents a pair of…

Rep. Leutheuser announces local coffee hour

     State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale has scheduled a local coffee hour to meet with residents of the 58th District.      “Meeting with constituents is my favorite part of the job,” Rep. Leutheuser said. “While you can always reach out to my office, I look forward to directly discussing state issues most…

Rep. Leutheuser to host tele-town hall on auto-insurance system in August

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser of Hillsdale will host a tele-town hall meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20 to discuss the upcoming changes with Michigan’s car insurance system. Leutheuser will be joined by Rep. Jason Wentworth, who serves as chairman of the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates. “Fixing our state’s broken auto-insurance system has…

Letter to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue

June 20, 2019   The Honorable Sonny Perdue Secretary of USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC 20250   Dear Secretary Perdue,   As Michigan Legislators, we urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide flexibility and equitable treatment for Michigan farmers who have had to delay planting their crops….

Rep. Leutheuser: Michigan House budget plan invests in roads, students and workforce development – without governor’s massive tax hike

State Rep. Eric Leutheuser this week voted for a state budget plan that continues Michigan’s economic resurgence, and generates record investment in roads and schools – all while avoiding the governor’s requested 45-cent per gallon fuel tax increase. “This plan keeps Michigan’s economy moving forward, and that’s great news for everyone living and working in…

Rep. Leutheuser welcomes Star of Life recipient to state Capitol

“Congratulations Lyn LaCourse from Reading Emergency Unit for being named one of the Michigan Association of Ambulance Services’ Stars of Life. Thank you for all of your work as a critical care paramedic making our communities safer! Thanks also to David Slifka for advocating for these professionals.” PHOTO INFORMATION: Rep. Leutheuser (left) presents a special…

Rep. Leutheuser: ‘Michigan drivers gain car insurance options’

Historic no-fault car insurance reforms signed to law A bipartisan car insurance reform solution supported by Rep. Eric Leutheuser was signed into state law today, guaranteeing lower costs for all Michigan drivers. The reforms – overwhelmingly approved by Leutheuser and the Michigan Legislature – give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, combat fraudulent…

Rep. Leutheuser: Michigan on ‘verge of history’ with car insurance reform

Michigan drivers would be in line for significantly lower car insurance rates through a bipartisan plan approved today by Rep. Eric Leutheuser and the state House. The plan – approved with broad bipartisan support – guarantees lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, stops price gouging on medical services provided…