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…

Michigan House approves urgent funding for Macomb County sinkhole

The Michigan House today overwhelmingly approved a funding bill urgently needed to address health and safety issues related to the Macomb County sinkhole emergency. The bill approved with bipartisan support includes $3 million from the state to help protect people, property and the environment from potential sewage overflows as crews continue to address the sinkhole…

Rep. Hornberger praises House for increasing transparency

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger today voted for bipartisan legislation that will make Michigan’s government more accountable to the people it serves. Hornberger of Chesterfield Township said the 11-bill legislative package will make the governor and lieutenant governor subject to the Freedom of Information Act while also creating a similar disclosure requirement, called the Legislative Open…

Rep. Hornberger supports package to give students more class choice

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger of Chesterfield Township is co-sponsoring a merit curriculum legislative package that will give students and parents more flexibility in their high school education choices. “High school is about preparing our students for life after graduation and that’s what these four bills do,” Hornberger said. “We need to give students with an…

New bipartisan bill package protects children involved in abuse investigations

Legislation requires the recording of forensic interviews State Reps. Jim Runestad, Pamela Hornberger and Robert Kosowski today introduced a bipartisan bill package to require the recording of forensic interviews conducted with children involved in abuse and neglect investigations. Kosowski, of Westland, said protocol recommends that forensic interviews in child abuse investigations be video recorded, and…

Hornberger named to four House committees

Representative will help lead Education Reform as vice chair State Rep. Pamela Hornberger, of Chesterfield Township, was named vice chair of the House Education Reform Committee and to three additional House committees, Speaker Tom Leonard announced today. Hornberger has a master’s degree in education administration and taught at East China School District in St. Clair…

Rep. Hornberger takes House oath of office, announces office staff and contact info

State Rep. Pamela Hornberger today was joined by her family for the first session day of the Michigan House of Representatives in the 99th Michigan Legislature, which included taking ceremonial and official oaths, meeting Gov. Rick Snyder and selecting her House seat. “This is exciting, like the first day of school, and it’s such a…