Rep. Hornberger backs bill to cut no-fault auto insurance rates

Legislation gives drivers more choice, relief from nation’s highest costs   State Rep. Pamela Hornberger joined a bipartisan coalition of legislators on Tuesday in the state Capitol as they unveiled a bill to reform Michigan’s broken auto no-fault insurance system and dramatically cut costs for drivers. Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, helped unveil House Bill 5013,…

Hornberger: Unborn babies hurt, killed in crimes are victims too

Bill allows fetus to count as victim under felony sentencing guidelines Legislation introduced by state Rep. Pamela Hornberger ensures unborn children can be considered victims if they are hurt, killed or placed in danger during the commission of a felony. Current sentencing guidelines instruct the court to count each person placed in danger as a…

First responders guests of Rep. Hornberger for Sept. 11 ceremony

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Pamela Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, today hosted Chesterfield Township Police Chief Brad Kersten and Chesterfield Township Trustee David Joseph as her guests for the Michigan House’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service at the Capitol. The ceremony remembers first responders and members of the military from Michigan who died in the line…

Rep. Hornberger invites residents to in-district office hours

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger will host office hours on Friday, Aug. 18 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Kimball Township Hall located at 2160 Wadhams Road in Kimball. “My job as your state representative is to listen to you in order for my votes to best reflect the opinions of our district,” said Hornberger…

Rep. Hornberger: Michigan House helping Macomb, St. Clair counties

Legislator notes accomplishments early in 2017-18 session State Rep. Pamela Hornberger today said that increased funding for schools, skilled trades and roads are among the highlights in the early stages of the Legislature’s 2017-18 session. Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, also has played a key role in protecting Second Amendment rights, fighting child abuse and improving…

Rep. Hornberger calls for congressional action on new lock following tour

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger, a member of the House Committee on Commerce and Trade, today stressed the need for a new lock at the Soo Locks facility in Sault Ste. Marie following a recent trip hosted by fellow Michigan legislators. State Rep. Lee Chatfield, of Levering, and state Sen. Wayne Schmidt, of Traverse City, hosted…

Governor signs mutilation ban bills sponsored by Rep. Hornberger into law

Legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Pamela Hornberger to prevent female genital mutilation in Michigan has been signed into law. Female genital mutilation is any procedure performed on girls which is intended to remove or damage the external genitalia. “These bills will help prevent this inhumane procedure and give victims rights,” said Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township. “The…

House panel advances Hornberger’s bill protecting children in abuse cases

The House Judiciary Committee has advanced legislation introduced by state Rep. Pamela Hornberger to bring additional clarity to legal matters involving the allegation of child abuse. Hornberger’s measure is part of a three-bill bipartisan package requiring all forensic interviews conducted with children involved in abuse and neglect investigations to be recorded on video. Specifically, her…

Rep. Hornberger lauds budget’s focus on roads, sewer systems

Added funds could prevent another sinkhole disaster State Rep. Pamela Hornberger today joined her House colleagues in approving a state budget that infuses a record amount of money into fixing and maintaining the state’s transportation and underground utilities systems. Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, said it is vital that the Legislature continue to fund much-needed repairs…

Rep. Hornberger votes to approve recreational projects

Bill funds development of local paddle park State Rep. Pamela Hornberger on Thursday joined her colleagues in voting for legislation to fund dozens of recreation projects across the state, using Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund money with local matching funds. Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, said the improvements, developments and land acquisitions use dedicated money for…

House approves Rep. Hornberger’s ‘right to carry’ legislation

The Michigan House of Representatives today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Pamela Hornberger to give law-abiding citizens back their fundamental right to bear arms without a government-issued permit. Hornberger’s legislation, House Bill 4417, is part of a four-bill package that removes the penalties for carrying a concealed handgun without first obtaining a concealed pistol…

Committee approves Rep. Hornberger bill prohibiting sanctuary city policies in Michigan

The Michigan House Local Government Committee today approved legislation authored by state Rep. Pamela Hornberger prohibiting local governments from enacting or enforcing “sanctuary city” policies in Michigan. This bill would bar local governments from preventing law enforcement officials, local officials, and employees from communicating with federal officials regarding the immigration status of an individual. “This…