Rep. Webber invites people to Jan. 30 in-district office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber announced his in-district coffee hours for the month of January, and encourages people in the Greater Rochester Area to join him for questions and discussion. Webber’s local office hours will take place on Monday, Jan. 30, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Panera Bread, 37 S. Livernois Road at Walton Boulevard…

Rep. Webber invites residents to his December office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber has announced his in-district coffee hours for the month of December, and is encouraging greater Rochester area residents to join him for questions and discussion. “Speaking with constituents is one of the most important parts of being a state representative,” said Rep. Webber. “My in-district office hours are a great time…

Rep. Webber invites residents to his October office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber has announced his in-district coffee hours for the month of October, and is encouraging greater Rochester area residents to join him for questions and discussion. “Listening to my constituents is one of the most important parts of being a state representative,” said Rep. Webber. “My in-district office hours are a great…

Rep. Webber lauds passing of 10-bill FOIA package

Lawmaker: ‘I’m proud to be a co-sponsor of these bills’   State Rep. Michael Webber today praised House passage of a 10-bill package that increases transparency in the Legislature and the governor’s office. Rep. Webber, R-Rochester, co-sponsored all 10 bills in the package, which creates the Legislative Open Records Act (LORA) and amends the Freedom…

Rep. Webber applauds legislation to honor one of Oakland U’s founders

Nov. 4 to be recognized as Matilda R. Dodge Wilson Day   The Michigan House today passed a resolution to recognize Nov. 4 as Matilda R. Dodge Wilson Day in the state of Michigan. Matilda Dodge Wilson is known as the “begetter of the University” for her leadership in the establishment and preservation of Oakland…

Rep. Webber applauds FY 2017 budget

State Rep. Michael Webber today voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2017 budget, praising the General Fund and School Aid Fund budgets for their support of Michigan’s students and infrastructure. “This is a budget that funds our state priorities,” said Rep. Webber, R-Rochester Hills. “From increased per-pupil funding for K-12 to additional resources for…

Webber praises bill to lower gravel road speed limits in Oakland County

Rep. Michael Webber today praised the passage of a bill to lower the speed limits on gravel roads in Metro Detroit, including Oakland County. Specifically, HB 4423, introduced by Rep. Jacobson, will create two standard speed limits for gravel roads, one for rural areas and one for gravel roads located in more populated counties. The…

Rep. Webber invites residents to his May office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber has announced his in-district coffee hours for the month of May, and is encouraging greater Rochester area residents to join him for questions and discussion. “Listening to my constituents is one of the most important parts of my job,” said Rep. Webber. “My in-district office hours are a great time for…

Rep. Webber invites residents to his April office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber has announced his in-district coffee hours for the month of April, and is encouraging greater Rochester area residents to join him for questions and discussion. “In-district office hours allow me to be accessible to anyone who feels they need to voice their opinion,” said Rep. Webber, R-Rochester. “Whether it is an…

Rep. Webber introduces bill to up penalty for campaign finance violations

Lawmaker: Transparency should be a priority in government State Rep. Michael Webber introduced a bill to amend the Michigan Campaign Finance Act by increasing the fee for violating the act from $1,000 to $3,000. Rep. Webber, R-Rochester, said House Bill 5487 is intended to increase government transparency and protect Michigan citizens. “Violations are not unique…

Rep. Webber kicks off March is Reading Month at North Hill and Baldwin schools

Lawmaker will be reading at more area schools later this month State Rep. Michael Webber recently visited classrooms in Rochester’s North Hill and Baldwin elementary schools to promote March is Reading Month. “Reading is one of those necessary life skills, but it can also be a fun hobby,” said Rep. Webber, R-Rochester Hills. “It’s great…

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Rep. Webber introduces legislation to reunite property and rightful owners

State Rep. Michael Webber has introduced legislation that offers owners a better chance at being reunited with unclaimed property. As state law currently stands, the Department of Treasury distributes a compact disc (CD) listing descriptions of property that has gone unclaimed for two or more years, in addition to the properties’ respective values. Locator companies…