Rep. Roberts announces Free Fishing Weekend

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Charlotte today announced Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan on Feb. 17 and 18. He encouraged residents of the 65th House District to take advantage of the biannual event. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is inviting residents and out-of-state visitors to fish without a license during the weekend, giving parents…

Rep. Roberts supports proposal to end privatized prison food service

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Charlotte today said he supports a proposal to return food service duties at Michigan prisons to state workers. “The state sunk a lot of money and effort into private contractors for food service at prisons, and it just didn’t work,” Roberts said. “It doesn’t make any sense to continue with…

Roberts sponsors bill giving counties grant for veteran services

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Charlotte cosponsored legislation Wednesday encouraging Michigan counties to establish and maintain veteran service offices through a new grant program. Under the measure, each county with a veteran service office that satisfies pre-approved requirements would receive $25,000, plus an additional amount based on the number of veterans in the county. To…

Rep. Roberts reschedules February office hours

State Rep. Brett Roberts today announced he is rescheduling office hours previously planned for Friday, Feb. 9 due to a winter storm warning issued for lower Michigan. The new meeting time will be on Friday, Feb. 16 at 12:30 p.m. The location remains the same and office hours will be held at Mark’s Place, located…

Rep. Roberts invites residents to in-district office hours

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Charlotte invites residents to join him for office hours on Friday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to noon at Mark’s Place, located at 238 S. Main St. in Eaton Rapids. “I value the opportunity to connect with people in our community and hear what matters to them,” Rep. Roberts said….

Roberts helps approve bills giving families, seniors tax relief

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Charlotte joined his colleagues in the Michigan House today in approving legislation giving Michigan families and seniors income tax relief. 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 for senior citizens….

Rep. Roberts welcomes Eaton Rapids mayor to State of the State

Photo Information: State Rep. Brett Roberts (left), of Charlotte, is joined on the House floor today by Eaton Rapids Mayor Paul Malewski (center) and his wife Deborah Malewski for the State of the State address, during which Gov. Snyder laid out priorities for the coming year.

Rep. Roberts ends third consecutive year in office with perfect voting record

State Rep. Brett Roberts, of Charlotte, completed his third consecutive year in office with a 100 percent voting record, taking part in every roll call vote during the 2017 legislative session. “Our neighbors sent me to Lansing to represent them, and part of that is making sure that I consistently voice their opinions,” said Roberts….

Rep. Brett Roberts supports legislation to safeguard first responder retirement benefits

State Representative Brett Roberts today said he will continue to support reforms protecting retirement benefits for police, firefighters and other municipal employees as bills move through the Michigan Legislature. “Our first responders provide an irreplaceable service to our communities, and we can’t take their sacrifices for granted,” said Roberts (R-Charlotte). “This issue deserves plenty of…

Rep. Roberts holds local office hours

State Rep. Brett Roberts (R-Charlotte) invites residents to join him for office hours on Monday, Dec. 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Robin’s Nest, located at 6053 S. Clinton Trail in Eaton Rapids. “The opportunity to connect with people in our community and hear what matters most to them is important to me,” Rep….

Rep. Roberts’ career counseling bill signed into law

Gov. Rick Snyder today signed legislation by state Rep. Brett Roberts (R-Charlotte) to give Michigan students improved access to college and career counseling. “Education is not a one-size-fits-all approach,” said Roberts. “This bill gives school counselors all of the tools they need to guide students toward the career that suits them best.” Counselors are currently…

Rep. Roberts welcomes Grass Lake elementary students to state Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Brett Roberts welcomed a group of George Long Elementary School students to the state Capitol on Wednesday. “I am always excited to have students visit Lansing,” Roberts said. “It’s great to see young people from my community learning about their state government.” George Long Elementary is in Grass Lake.