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…

Rep. Mueller schedules local office hours

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host district office hours on Monday, Jan. 27 to meet with local residents of the 51st District. “New year brings new opportunities,” Rep. Mueller said. “I invite Genesee and Oakland County residents to attend and discuss my priorities moving into the New Year.” Office hours are scheduled from…

Car insurance savings are on the way

A column by Rep. Mike Mueller Since the day I took office, one of my highest priorities has been to lower the cost of car insurance for Michigan families. I’ve heard from residents throughout our communities who simply can’t afford the cost of driving their vehicle. As a Michigan driver myself, I’ve shared these frustrations…

Rep. Mueller encourages students to enter national poster contest

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden would like to invite young people of Genesee and Oakland counties to enter the 2020 National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest. The contest is organized by the Michigan State Police and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. “There are over 800 missing children…

Rep. Mueller, Legislature finalize plan to restore vetoed funding

State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, joined the Michigan Legislature on Tuesday in the final passage of a plan to restore budget funding vetoed by the governor earlier this year. The plan approved today restores the most critical of those vetoed funds, including Mueller’s measure to restore essential funding for the secondary road patrol programs…

Rep. Mueller, state House approve plan to restore funding vetoed by Whitmer

Mueller fights to reinstate local secondary road patrol program State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden, today joined the Michigan House of Representatives in the overwhelming bipartisan passage of a plan to restore budget funding vetoed by Gov. Whitmer earlier this year. The governor vetoed nearly $1 billion in Legislature-approved funding when she signed the budget…

Rep. Mueller announces senior town hall

State Rep. Mike Mueller of Linden will host a town hall on Friday, Dec. 13 to meet with senior citizens from the 51st District. Rep. Mueller will be joined by Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell to discuss steps we can take to combat scams over the internet, phone, and email. “Being a former Sheriff’s Deputy,…

Whitmer must rectify public safety funding veto

By State Rep. Mike Mueller, of Linden The Legislature exists to be the voice of Michigan’s people and decide how taxpayer dollars are spent. Unfortunately, our governor circumvented that process by vetoing several items outlined in the Legislature-approved budget sent to her for approval in late September. The Legislature’s budget invested more money than ever…

Rep. Mueller: Legislature’s car insurance reforms are working

State Rep. Mike Mueller today said a fee reduction announced by the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) is a sign that local drivers will save money through the state’s recent car insurance reforms. The MCCA announced it will charge a $100 per-vehicle assessment for the year-long period beginning July 2, 2020. That is down from…

Police disarmament is a public safety hazard

By State Rep. Mike Mueller On Dec. 28, 2008, Oak Park police officer Mason Samborski was shot at point-blank range and killed by a suspect who used the officer’s own gun to murder him. Officer Samborski was a loving husband and father of a 13-month-old baby girl. His life shouldn’t have ended the way it did….