Rep. Mueller statement on coronavirus cases in Genesee County

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today issued the following statement after four confirmed coronavirus cases were identified in Genesee County: “It doesn’t come as a shock that the virus has reached our community, though it is still certainly unsettling. But we are prepared for this. I have complete confidence that our state and local…

Mueller supports additional coronavirus emergency funding totaling $125 million

Rep. Mike Mueller has voted in favor of a new emergency budget plan adding another $125 million to help the state of Michigan and local communities respond to coronavirus. The measure brings the total state funding approved to $150 million, including the $25 million approved by the Legislature last week. The plan will provide $50…

Rep. Mike Mueller backs emergency plan to support Michigan’s economy, families and students

Plan addresses agriculture, veterans and human trafficking victims State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today voted in favor of an emergency budget plan to restore support for the state’s Department of Agriculture, promote job growth across Michigan and provide funding to combat human trafficking and veteran PTSD. The emergency budget measures approved by the House…

Rep. Mueller aims to save lives by updating Michigan’s fire safety laws

Plan requires exclusive sale of upgraded residential smoke detectors by 2022 State Rep. Mike Mueller today said the state should update its fire safety laws to better protect Michigan families from the risk of death or injury from a house fire. Mueller, of Linden, said Michigan ranked third-worst in the country for house fire fatalities…

Mueller plan aims to put more money into hands of local road commissions

State Rep. Mike Mueller has introduced a bill that would help improve local roads in communities throughout Michigan. Mueller’s plan would increase funding for county and city road commissions and decrease funding for the state’s highway fund without increasing taxes or state debt. “Michigan drivers are burdened by the potholes and crumbling roads right outside…

Rep. Mueller schedules local office hours

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host district office hours on Friday, Feb. 28 to meet with local residents of the 51st District. “Being a voice in government for our community is important to me,” Rep. Mueller said. “I invite all to attend for a legislative update and to discuss ways we can move…

Mueller: Saddling future generations with road funding debt is irresponsible

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, issued the following statement after Gov. Whitmer delivered her second State of the State address on Wednesday: “Simply put, bonding for road improvements will be detrimental to Michigan’s future and our children, who will be saddled with the debt. As a father, I will never be on board with…

Rep. Mueller supports plan to waive state park fee for disabled vets

State Rep. Mike Mueller today joined the House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee in unanimously approving a plan making it easier for 100-percent disabled veterans to enjoy the benefits of accessing Michigan’s state parks for free. The plan would allow honorably discharged veterans who provide proof of their 100-percent disability status to the Secretary…

How to reduce Michigan’s jail populations without compromising public safety

By state Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden As a state representative and a former law enforcement officer, I am always looking for opportunities to improve our state’s criminal justice system. I was honored to be asked to join the bipartisan Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration in 2019. My experience in law…

Rep. Mueller appointed vice chair of House Agriculture Committee

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, was today appointed by House Speaker Lee Chatfield to serve as vice chair of the Agriculture Committee. A retired Livingston County Sheriff’s deputy, Mueller now runs Mueller’s Orchard and Cider Mill, which has been in business since 1941. He also operates a wedding and event site on the orchard…