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Rep. Roberts votes for record-high education funding

State Rep. Brett Roberts (R-Charlotte) today voted in favor of record-high funding for K-12 education in Michigan. “Investing in our kids’ future has always been a priority of mine in the Legislature,” Roberts said. “We can’t take education for granted. As we focus more of our resources on enhancing the education and future careers of…

Rep. Roberts holds local office hours

State Rep. Brett Roberts of Charlotte invites residents to join him for office hours on Monday, April 30 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Robin’s Nest, located at 6053 S. Clinton Trail in Eaton Rapids. “It’s important that I keep in contact with those in our community so they can help me represent them in…

Rep. Roberts demands transparency, accountability by MCCA

Mid-Michigan lawmaker outraged by sudden auto insurance rate hike State Rep. Brett Roberts, of Charlotte, is calling for the legislature to look into the books of the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA), in the wake of a 13-percent increase per vehicle slated to begin on July 1, 2018. “The Catastrophic Claims Association was established in…

Rep. Roberts votes to invest more money into road repairs

Roads throughout the state would benefit from legislation approved today by Rep. Brett Roberts and the Michigan House. The $175 million bill provides additional money for road preservation and construction across Michigan as early as this summer. “One of the biggest concerns I receive from residents across the district is the quality and conditions of…

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….