Rep. Webber: ‘Raise the Age’ reforms approved by House committee

Plan ends policy requiring 17-year-olds to be treated as adults in court The House Judiciary Committee today unanimously approved state Rep. Michael Webber’s plan to improve the way 17-year-olds are treated in Michigan’s criminal justice system. Webber, who sponsored the plan alongside a bipartisan group of his colleagues, said Michigan is one of just four…

Join Rep. Webber at his April office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills invites residents to join him for his in-district office hours on Monday, April 15. “Some of the best ideas are generated from the members in our community,” Rep. Webber said. “I welcome anyone with concerns, ideas or issues to join me.” Rep. Webber will meet with residents at…

Rep. Webber: Vote promotes transparency, accountability in state government

State Rep. Michael Webber today voted in favor of a plan subjecting the Legislature and the governor to open records laws, a key step in making state government more accountable and responsive to the people it represents. The Michigan House unanimously approved the multi-bill package, sending its main components to the Senate for further consideration….

Rep. Webber: Michigan should ditch the sidelines, legalize fantasy sports

Broad legislative package prioritizes consumer protections To install critical consumer protections in a rapidly growing industry, state Rep. Michael Webber today helped introduce a broad plan legalizing the participation of fantasy sports contests in Michigan. Webber’s legislation is part of a wide-ranging bipartisan plan updating the way gaming is conducted and regulated statewide. Michigan law…

Reps. Reilly, Webber cast votes to enhance recreational opportunities statewide

Proposal includes developments in Oakland County Oakland County state lawmakers Reps. John Reilly and Michael Webber today voted in favor of a plan allocating funds for two separate developments of the Paint Creek Trail as part of wide-ranging legislation advancing through the Michigan House. Webber and Reilly helped secure $228,400 to develop the Northern Trailhead…

Join Rep. Webber at his March office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills invites residents to join him for his in-district office hours on Monday, March 4. “This is a great opportunity to directly hear your thoughts and questions about state government,” Rep. Webber said. “I’m focused on effectively representing your interests in Lansing and meeting the needs of my communities…

Rep. Webber proposes juvenile justice reforms

‘Raise the Age’ plan treats 17-year-olds as minors in Michigan courts State Rep. Michael Webber today introduced legislation as part of a bipartisan plan to transform the way 17-year-olds are treated in Michigan’s criminal justice system. Michigan is one of just four states in the country to automatically prosecute 17-year-olds as adults when they’re accused…

Rep. Webber takes aim at no-fault reform

Measures address “file and use” practice, independent audit of MCCA State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, today introduced two separate plans to reform Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system and deliver lower rates for all drivers statewide. Webber hopes his plans will be considered as part of a broader solution to end Michigan’s tenure as…

Residents can meet with Rep. Webber on Jan. 25

State Rep. Michael Webber will host his monthly office hours on Friday, Jan. 25 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Panera Bread, 37 S. Livernois Road in Rochester Hills. “I am thankful for the chance to connect with neighbors and hear about their top priorities,” Rep. Webber said. “I always look forward to learning more…

Rep. Webber to lead House Regulatory Reform Committee

Legislator will chair panel during 2019-2020 legislative session State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills will chair the House Regulatory Reform Committee for the 2019-2020 legislative term. Webber is currently in his third term representing the 45th House District, which includes Rochester, Rochester Hills and part of Oakland Township. The Regulatory Reform Committee will be…