Rep. Webber: House budget plan hones in on roads, schools without burdening taxpayers

Savings, efficiencies hold state government accountable State Rep. Michael Webber this week supported record funding for road repairs and schools without a tax hike. “Just like hard-working families across Michigan living within their means each and every day, state government should also operate the same way,” said Webber, of Rochester Hills. “This House budget plan…

State Rep. Michael Webber: Cost-saving car insurance reform now waits for governor’s signature

State Rep. Michael Webber today joined his House colleagues in approving a bipartisan plan to deliver significant rate relief for drivers across the state. The House overwhelmingly voted to approve legislation guaranteeing lower rates by giving drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage, limiting medical service fees, and combating fraudulent claims. The plan, SB1,…

Rep. Webber: House approves plan to help preserve jobs in Oakland County

With strong bipartisan support, the state House today approved a plan sponsored by Rep. Michael Webber helping preserve jobs in Oakland County and elsewhere in Michigan. The bipartisan plan would allow Tenneco to keep Michigan Economic Growth Authority credits originally awarded to Federal-Mogul to keep jobs within the state. Tenneco finalized a deal to acquire…

Rep. Webber votes to prevent youth e-cigarette usage

State Rep. Michael Webber this week voted in favor of a plan to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and prevent individuals under 18 from possessing vaping products in Michigan. Webber, of Rochester Hills, said the number of teenagers who use e-cigarettes has increased dramatically over the past few years, prompting parents, teachers and…

Rep. Webber’s vote extends landmark car insurance reforms to Michigan drivers

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills today issued the following statement in response to the Michigan House approving no-fault auto insurance reform: “As a long-time supporter of Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system and the life-saving benefits it provides for injured drivers, I fought to continue the current structure as an option while also providing…

Join Rep. Webber at his May office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills invites residents to join him for his in-district office hours on Monday, May 20. “Listening to ideas and feedback from those in our community is the best way to understand and serve them,” Rep. Webber said. “I look forward to sitting down with you to answer questions and…

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…