Rep. Hornberger: Time has come to end driver responsibility fees

Legislation will forgive debt, put people back to work   State Rep. Pamela Hornberger today joined her colleagues in the House in voting for a package of bills that will eliminate driver responsibility fees by Oct. 1 and forgive outstanding debt. Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, said she voted for the legislation because the fees only…

Rep. Hornberger backs plan to invest more in local veterans services

Grant program will help build, maintain county veterans service offices State Rep. Pamela Hornberger co-sponsored legislation introduced this week providing financial incentive to encourage Michigan counties to establish and maintain veteran service offices. Currently, 11 counties do not have a local veteran support department and many others are understaffed. “We need to do more to…

Rep. Hornberger joins new effort to fight sexual assault, child abuse in Michigan

In the aftermath of systemic failures at Michigan State University, state Rep. Pamela Hornberger is co-sponsoring legislation designed to help protect young people in sexual assault and child abuse cases across the state. “We must do everything within our power to protect our kids, and to hold those who fail them accountable,” said Hornberger, of…

Macomb County legislators laud measure ensuring effective use of PFAS cleanup funds

The five Republican legislators representing Macomb County residents today supported a resolution in the Michigan House ensuring effective use of state funds provided to address a contaminant identified in the Clinton River and Lake St. Clair. In December, the Legislature agreed to allocate $23.2 million to provide testing, monitoring and technical assistance at more than…

Rep. Hornberger votes to bring tax relief to Michigan seniors, families

Rep. Pamela Hornberger of Chesterfield Township joined her state House colleagues today in approving lower income taxes for Michigan families and seniors. The legislation continues and increases personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents, while providing additional relief for seniors. “I’m happy to cast votes that will save money for Michigan taxpayers,” Hornberger said….

Rep. Hornberger hosts Chesterfield Township trustee for State of the State

    PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Pamela Hornberger of Chesterfield Township (right) was joined today by her guest, Macomb County resident Kathy Vosburg, for Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address at the Michigan Capitol. Mrs. Vosburg is a Chesterfield Township trustee and a former chair of the Macomb County Commission.

Rep. Hornberger applauds bills giving families, seniors tax relief

Legislator: Giving people a break will boost economy   Michigan House legislators have introduced a package of bills to provide substantial income tax relief for families and seniors. The bills continue and increase personal exemptions for Michigan taxpayers and their dependents on their income taxes, while providing additional relief for senior citizens. State Rep. Pamela…

Rep. Hornberger invites residents to in-district office hours

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger encourages residents to join her for local office hours on Monday, Jan. 8 at various times and locations around St. Clair County. “This is a great opportunity to ask questions regarding current legislation or address any issues you may encounter while navigating state government,” said Hornberger of Chesterfield Township. “I am…

Rep. Hornberger: Macomb, St. Clair counties benefit from 2017 House action

My first year in the Michigan House was eventful and productive, with significant progress made to improve the quality of life for residents of Macomb and St. Clair counties. We increased funding for schools and expanded opportunities for students to get involved with skilled trades and other exciting career opportunities. We secured money to fight…

Macomb County lawmakers laud bill addressing local pollution

Budget measure key step in dealing with health threat   The five Republican legislators representing Macomb County residents today applauded House passage of a budget bill to address the emerging threat posed by a type of chemical contaminant identified in the Clinton River and Lake St. Clair. State Reps. Diana Farrington, Pamela Hornberger, Peter Lucido,…

Michigan House approves legislation creating ‘Foster Children’s Bill of Rights’

Hornberger: Bills offer protection for kids in vulnerable situations Legislation introduced by state Rep. Pamela Hornberger offering Michigan foster children much-needed stability was overwhelmingly approved today by the Michigan House of Representatives. The measure is part of a three-bill bipartisan package. The package creates the Children’s Assurance of Quality Foster Care Policy, which spells out…