Rep. Mike McCready, R-Oakland County; audio on committee passage of aggressive panhandling legislation
Rep. McCready talks about passage Tuesday by the House Criminal Justice committee of his HB 5104, which would impose a $100 civil fine on individuals convicted of panhandling for money in a threatening or aggressive way.
Rep. McCready talks about his HB 5103, currently under discussion in the House Criminal Justice Committee, that would make aggressive panhandling a $100 civil infraction. The measure would cover panhandling involving what Rep. McCready calls perceived aggressive tactics or intimidation and says several major cities across the United States have adopted similar legislation.
Rep. McCready, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, talks about the joint hearing he’s holding with his Senate counterparts and the Presidents of Oakland and Eastern Michigan Universities Thursday on tuition hikes that exceed the state’s tuition cap.
Rep. McCready, the Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, says he’s pleased with the proposed budget for Michigan’s public universities and the state’s spending plan for 2016.
Rep. McCready says he’s encouraged by reports that show Grand Rapids as an increasingly attractive location for young people, as well as Detroit.
Rep. McCready talks about his HB 5202, currently pending in the House Tax Policy Committee, that would allow special local assessments for roads and water and sewer infrastructure to transfer over to the new owner of a home, a move he says will help home owners and local communities alike.
Rep. McCready, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee for the Michigan State Police, says the MSP budget for 2015 will include funding to hire and train 100 new troopers, as well as additional motor carrier enforcement and conservation officers.
Rep. McCready. who served on the House Committee on Detroit’s Recovery and Michigan Future that helped craft Detroit’s bankruptcy settlement, says implementation of the plan helps avoid potential years of litigation.
In this week’s member profile, we sit down with Rep. Mike McCready.
Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills; audio on second day of hearings in Detroit’s Recovery and Michigan’s Future Committee
Rep. Mike McCready, one of three Republican members of the House Committee on Detroit’s Recovery and Michigan’s Future, talks about the second day of testimony before the committee Wednesday.
State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, today introduced House Bill 5452 as part of a package to increase annual road funding revenue, revitalizing Michigan’s transportation infrastructure. “This bill looks to double fees for oversized truck permits to create an additional $4.5 million in revenue,” McCready said. “By combining all our efforts we’ll be able to…