Rep. Webber: Budget focuses on key priorities to hard-working taxpayers

Fiscally responsible plan headed to the governor   State Rep. Michael Webber this week voted to approve a balanced state budget that cuts government spending, pays down debt, and focuses on issues important to hard-working taxpayers. Rep. Webber, of Rochester Hills, said the spending blueprint puts extra emphasis on repairing roads and bridges, training people…

Rep. Webber votes to make Michigan safer

Bipartisan bill package in response to Nassar scandal approved by House State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, today issued the following statement after the state House approved a bipartisan plan to strengthen Michigan’s response to criminal sexual conduct by putting sexual predators in prison, assisting survivors and protecting Michigan’s residents: “This plan was a…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Webber on May 25

State Rep. Michael Webber will host his monthly office hours on Friday, May 25 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Grand Traverse Pie Company, 6920 N. Rochester Road in Rochester Hills. “Residents of the Greater Rochester area are always welcome to join me at my local office hours,” Rep. Webber said. “I look forward to…

Rep. Webber introduces plan to strengthen Ashleigh Iserman’s Law

State Rep. Michael Webber this week introduced a plan to ensure teenagers are adequately prepared before they are allowed to operate a personal watercraft in Michigan. Webber’s legislation would eliminate a provision that allows 14- and 15-year-olds to operate personal watercraft on their own if they are within 100 feet of a parent or guardian….

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House approves Rep. Webber’s bill to streamline autonomous vehicle technology

Legislation increases safety of self-driving vehicles on Michigan roads The Michigan House today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Michael Webber to allow semi-trucks utilizing new technology to travel closer to one another in a convoy. Webber’s bill exempts semi-trucks operating in a convoy, or a “platoon”, from a requirement that they keep a certain…

Committee approves Rep. Webber’s bill to streamline autonomous vehicle technology

The Michigan House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Michael Webber to make vehicle platooning easier for semi-trucks in Michigan.  Vehicle platooning refers to cars or trucks that are electronically linked to coordinate speeds in order to enhance safety, save time and energy, and reduce emissions. It is already legal…

Rep. Webber connects with residents at tele-town hall

State Rep. Michael Webber was joined by over 5,600 residents from the Greater Rochester area on Wednesday night during his live tele-town hall. “Tele-town halls serve as an excellent opportunity to speak one-on-one about the issues people care about the most,” Rep. Webber said. “We were able to connect with thousands of residents from the…

Residents can meet with Rep. Webber on April 23

State Rep. Michael Webber will host his monthly office hours on Monday, April 23 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Panera Bread, 37 S. Livernois Road in Rochester Hills. “I am committed to making state government accessible and accountable to the people,” Rep. Webber said. “Local residents who are interested in discussing legislative matters or…

Rep. Webber concludes March is Reading Month tour

State Rep. Michael Webber wrapped up his annual March is Reading Month tour by reading to over 300 students at four elementary schools in Rochester and Rochester Hills. March is Reading Month is an educational event designed to recognize the importance of reading in children’s future success. To celebrate, Rep. Webber visited classrooms at McGregor,…

Rep. Webber testifies on bill to allow for online voter registration

Legislation will still require ID, ensure integrity of voting process The House Elections and Ethics Committee recently heard testimony by state Rep. Michael Webber, supporting the creation of an online voter registration portal maintained by the Secretary of State. Webber’s legislation is part of a two-bill package to modernize Michigan’s voter registration program by allowing…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Webber on March 19

State Rep. Michael Webber will host his monthly office hours on Monday, March 19 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Panera Bread, 2508 S. Adams Road in Rochester Hills. “I always look forward to meeting people in the Greater Rochester area and discussing matters of state government,” Rep. Webber said. “Connecting with community members is…

Rep. Webber helps state House approve more money for road repairs

Plan helps Oakland County and entire state State Rep. Michael Webber on Wednesday voted in favor of a plan to invest an additional $175 million into road repairs across Michigan as soon as possible. “This additional funding for road repairs will help Oakland County,” said Webber, of Rochester Hills.  “With temperatures warming up, there will…