Rep. Webber’s sales tax fairness plan signed into law

Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills issued the following statement today after Gov. Whitmer signed his legislation to provide sales tax fairness related to retail sales — regardless of whether the retailer is operating inside or outside of Michigan: “Local stores have been required to collect sales tax from their customers for a long, long…

Rep. Webber, state House send restored funding to governor’s desk

State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, this week joined colleagues in the Michigan Legislature in giving final approval to a plan restoring budget funding vetoed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer earlier this year. Nearly $1 billion in Legislature-approved funding was wiped through line-item vetoes before the fiscal year that began Oct. 1. A newly approved…

Join Rep. Webber at his November office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills invites residents to join him for his in-district office hours on Monday, Nov. 25. “Hearing your concerns and ideas is important to me,” Rep. Webber said. “I hope you’ll join me this month for an update on state government and to share what’s on your mind.” Rep. Webber…

Rep. Webber welcomes Rochester University president to lead House invocation

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills welcomed Dr. Brian L. Stogner (center) to the state Capitol to lead Thursday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. Dr. Stogner serves as president at Rochester University. Joining them at the rostrum is Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield.

Rep. Webber: Legalization of fantasy sports closer to reality

The Michigan House of Representatives today approved a pair of proposals sponsored by state Rep. Michael Webber legalizing participation in fantasy sports contests and permitting sports betting in Michigan. Webber’s measures are part of a wide-ranging bipartisan plan updating the way gaming is conducted and regulated statewide. Current state law is silent as to whether…

Join Rep. Webber at his October office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills invites residents to join him for his in-district office hours on Monday, Oct. 28. “Some of the best ideas are generated from members in our own communities,” Rep. Webber said. “I encourage anyone with ideas or concerns with state government to join me.” Rep. Webber will meet with…

Rep. Webber: Plan helping Tenneco preserve Oakland County jobs signed into law

Rep. Michael Webber’s legislation helping preserve jobs in Oakland County has been signed into Michigan state law. Webber’s legislation allows Tenneco to keep Michigan Economic Growth Authority credits originally awarded to Federal-Mogul. Tenneco finalized a deal to acquire Federal-Mogul in 2018, and transferring the credits will help the company preserve jobs. There are no additional…

Rep. Webber supports licensed professional counselors with vote

Lawmaker: LARA should not be involved in changes to scope of practice State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, on Tuesday joined House colleagues from both sides of the aisle in unanimously approving a plan to update and clarify counseling practices under Michigan law. The law has not been updated since it was enacted in…

PHOTOS: Rep. Webber honors the legacy of L. Brooks Patterson

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills speaks on the House floor in support of a bipartisan tribute honoring the late L. Brooks Patterson, supported by the entire Oakland County legislative delegation and Governor Whitmer. (LEFT TO RIGHT) House Minority Leader Christine Greig, Rep. Kathy Crawford, Rep. Robert Wittenberg and Rep. Michael Webber. State Rep….

Rep. Webber bill honors former member of Congress from Oakland County

A proposal recently introduced by state Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, would name a section of Rochester Rd. from Tienken Rd. to I-75 the ‘Congressman William S. Broomfield Memorial Highway.’ Broomfield passed away in February at the age of 96 and had an extensive history of civil service, representing Oakland County in both Lansing…

Rep. Webber backs quality budget, sends $400M more to road repairs

Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, today voted in favor of a new Michigan state budget investing more in roads and bridges, public health and safety, and strengthening communities – without raising taxes. Webber’s votes came as the Legislature completed its work on a new state budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1. Webber…