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…

Rep. Hornberger’s ‘right to carry’ legislation gains committee approval

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger’s legislation enabling law-abiding citizens to carry concealed pistols without obtaining a government-issued permit was approved today by the House Judiciary Committee. Hornberger’s legislation, House Bill 4417, is part of a four-bill package that gives people back their fundamental right to bear arms and ensures that law-abiding citizens do not have additional…

House approves fiscally responsible state budget

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger joined her colleagues Tuesday in passage of the state budget, which includes record funding for K-12 education and a 2.2 percent reduction for the general state budget. Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, voted to approve the budget for the new fiscal year, a conservative blueprint that invests in the state’s future. “As…

Right to carry legislation introduced in Michigan House of Representatives

Four-bill package removes penalties for carrying concealed pistols without government permit Legislation introduced today in the Michigan House of Representatives enables law-abiding citizens to carry concealed pistols without obtaining a government-issued permit. The four-bill package is sponsored by Reps. Michele Hoitenga of Manton, Triston Cole of Mancelona, Sue Allor of Wolverine and Pamela Hornberger of…