Mueller announces plan to safely resume school in the fall

$1.3 billion plan implements robust distance learning, safety measures State Rep. Mike Mueller today joined House and Senate colleagues in unveiling a plan to ensure the safety of Michigan students as learning resumes in the fall. The House-Senate plan, announced this morning during a Capitol press conference, requires local school districts and health departments to…

Rep. Mueller fights to protect Michigan restaurants from unfair practices by third-party delivery services

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today testified before the House Commerce and Tourism Committee on his plan to protect restaurants from being taken advantage of by independent delivery services. The measure would prohibit third-party distribution companies from using any likeness, trademark, or other intellectual property of a merchant without consent, Mueller said. “Some delivery…

COLUMN: Defunding local police is not the solution to a fairer justice system

A column by State Reps. Graham Filler and Mike Mueller While there’s no doubt the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others are horrific and wrong, they have played an important role in opening the eyes and ears of many to the inequalities people of color face every day. We clearly need to…

Bipartisan Resolution Declares Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

State Representatives Jim Ellison (D-Royal Oak) and Mike Mueller (R-Linden) introduced House Resolution 261 today, declaring May as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in the state of Michigan. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that affects nearly 30,000 children and adults nationwide, causing an abnormally thick, sticky mucus to clog the lungs. This can result…

Michigan workers need answers

By State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden The COVID-19 pandemic has caused several challenges and obstacles for people across this state. Despite these difficulties, Michiganders continue to step up to the plate – health care professionals work around the clock with limited supplies, engineers are constructing makeshift hospitals, automakers have begun producing ventilators, and our…

Mueller: Governor puts more people out of work as UIA continues to fail

Stay-at-home order tightens work restrictions, extends to April 30 State Rep. Mike Mueller today expressed his disappointment in the governor’s decision to put even more restrictions on workers and job providers by extending her stay-at-home order through April 30. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered that stores no longer sell what she considers non-essential items and block…

Legislature approves plan to extend state of emergency to May 1

Rep. Mueller: Gov. Whitmer’s mid-June extension is too long State Rep. Mike Mueller announced the state Legislature today approved a plan to extend Michigan’s state of emergency brought on by coronavirus to May 1, rather than to mid-June as recommended by Gov. Whitmer. “The public health crisis is ongoing, and I certainly believe we should…