Rep. Maddock: Burdensome record storage costs would be dialed back with reproduction plan

The Michigan House of Representatives today voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation from state Rep. Matt Maddock which will save communities and taxpayers money on record storage. House Bills 5197-98 allow for digital or electronic reproduction of construction-related documents, such as drawings, blueprints, site plans, permits, contracts and others, with certain stipulations. Streamlining reproduction would allow…

Rep. Maddock: MDOT hearing shows governor’s 45-cent per gallon gas tax increase is the bad idea that just won’t die

State Rep. Matt Maddock, chair of the House Appropriations Transportation subcommittee, today said a budget presentation from Michigan Department of Transportation director Paul Ajegba and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer offers little in terms of fixing roughly 110,000 miles of local roads. Maddock pointed to the governor’s decision to veto parts of a Legislature-approved transportation budget for…

Rep. Maddock proposal offers flexibility for drivers renewing licenses, registration

State Rep. Matt Maddock, of Milford, this week introduced legislation allowing people more peace of mind when it comes to renewing driver’s licenses and registration for their vehicles. House Bill 5171 will allow financial institutions to perform such tasks. Maddock, who chairs a House Appropriations subcommittee related to transportation, pointed to long waiting times at…

White Lake Water Quality Information

Folks in White Lake should be aware that there have been some issues with elevated lead and copper rates in their water if you live in ‘distribution system 2’ which is colored orange on the map. I spoke with the Water Department and they are working to fix any problems. If you have any doubt,…

Rep. Maddock: Car insurance solution for Michigan drivers has been signed into law

Historic car insurance reform supported by Rep. Matt Maddock was signed into state law today, lowering costs for all Michigan drivers. The reforms – approved by Maddock and the Legislature – give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, combat fraudulent claims and stop price gouging on medical services for car accident victims. Many…

Rep. Maddock says governor ought to fund roads with cuts, not taxes

State Rep. Matt Maddock of Milford, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, today issued the following statement after Gov. Whitmer announced her state budget proposal: “By proposing a 45-cent gas tax increase, the governor is asking Michiganders to pay $600 more per vehicle every year because there’s nothing in the $57 Billion state…

Rep. Maddock Ready to Serve Oakland County

New Republican Legislator Hopeful to Hear from Citizens State Rep. Matt Maddock’s legislative office is now open and ready to serve the residents of Oakland County. Citizens can contact Rep. Maddock by calling (517) 373-2616 or emailing MattMaddock@house.mi.gov. Letters can also be mailed to N-893 House Office Building, P.O. Box 30014, Lansing, MI 48909. “We…