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Rep. Roberts announces January office hour schedule

State Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Charlotte, is holding office hours at two locations in the 65th House District this month. “One of the best ways for me to understand the concerns of residents in our district is to sit down and meet with them face-to-face,” Rep. Roberts said. “I encourage people to attend, share their ideas…

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Rep. Roberts completes 2016 with perfect voting record

Lawmaker has 100 percent attendance for second straight year State Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Charlotte, completed his second consecutive year in office with perfect attendance, taking part in every roll call vote during the 2015-16 legislative session. Rep. Roberts has a flawless voting record despite the fact that his son was born the day he was…

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Rep. Roberts announces in-district office hours for August

State Rep. Brett Roberts will meet with residents of the 65th House District during office hours from 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 29 at Biggby Coffee in Jackson County, 3039 E. Michigan Ave., Jackson. “Meetings like these offer a valuable opportunity for me to meet with our neighbors and give them an update about what…

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Plan to eliminate tax delays for farmers signed into law

Rep. Roberts: Legislation will ensure faster processing of P.A. 116 credits Gov. Rick Snyder today signed into law legislation to eliminate delays in the processing of tax credit payments for farmers who participate in Michigan’s Farmland and Open Space Preservation Program, often referred to as “P.A. 116.” State Rep. Brett Roberts, who sponsored a portion…

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Local schools to receive additional per-pupil funding

Rep. Roberts: Schools in 65th District all get maximum increase Rep. Brett Roberts today announced all local school districts will receive the maximum increase in per-pupil funding in the school aid budget recently passed by the Legislature. Rep. Roberts, R-Eaton Township, said the new budget will help close the funding gap between school districts by…

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Rep. Roberts to meet with residents during June in-district office hours

State Rep. Brett Roberts will meet with residents of the 65th House District June 17 during office hours in Leoni Township and Onsted. “As always, I’m looking forward to meeting with our neighbors, listening to their concerns, and offering any help that I can,” said Rep. Roberts, R-Eaton Township. “The feedback I receive during office…

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Resolution by Rep. Roberts declares May as ALS Awareness Month

The Michigan House of Representatives has approved a resolution introduced by state Rep. Brett Roberts to commemorate May as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Awareness Month. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects muscle control in the body. Symptoms typically include muscle weakness in the hands, arms and legs,…

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Rep. Roberts announces April office hours

State Rep. Brett Roberts invites residents from the 65th House District to meet with him during his April office hours. Rep. Roberts will be available Monday, April 11, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Eaton Rapids Library, 220 S. Main St. in Eaton Rapids, and from noon to 1 p.m. at the Grass Lake…

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Rep. Roberts visits Arnold Elementary for March reading

State Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Charlotte, helped kindergarten students at Arnold Elementary in Michigan Center celebrate March is Reading Month on March 18 with the book, “How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?”. Rep. Roberts, a sixth-generation farmer with 20 years of experience growing row crops, said relating the story to children is a highlight for…

Bills providing farmers timely tax refund earns House approval

Measures encourage preservation of farmlands The Michigan House today approved three bills to provide timely income tax refunds to farmers who keep their land open for food production. The package includes House Bill 5190, introduced by state Rep. Brett Roberts, which helps guarantee swift payment of tax refunds for farmers who take part in the…

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Rep. Roberts encourages free fishing on Feb. 13 and 14

State Rep. Brett Roberts encourages anglers to get out to the nearest lake to participate in Free Fishing Weekend, which will take place on Feb. 13 and 14. Free Fishing Weekend is an event hosted twice each year by Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources – once in February, and again in June. On Feb. 13…

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Rep. Roberts statement on State of the State and Flint water issue

State Rep. Brett Roberts, R-Eaton Township, issued the following statement after Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2016 State of the State address: “Last night, Gov. Snyder touched on a multitude of issues in Michigan, namely the Flint water crisis. When news of Flint’s situation reached the Legislature in October, we responded immediately to give the city a…