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…

Reps. Reilly and Webber to present joint legislative update

State Reps. John Reilly and Michael Webber will present a joint legislative update to local residents on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Oakland Township Hall located at 4393 Collins Road in Rochester. The presentation will take place during the Oakland Township Board of Trustees meeting that evening. Information on legislation regarding auto…

Legislators: New system needed to hold university boards accountable

Proposal allows voters to weigh in on framework for selecting trustees State Reps. James Lower, Rob VerHeulen and Michael Webber today said the time is right to consider changing the selection process for future members of the boards governing Michigan State University, Wayne State University and the University of Michigan. The legislators testified before the…

Rep. Webber supports money saving measures for Michigan families

Bills provide tax relief, end driver responsibility fees State Rep. Michael Webber today supported two measures that will allow Michigan families to keep more money in their pockets. The first measure would end driver responsibility fees effective Oct. 1 and forgive outstanding debt associated with the fees. Webber said the fees, which were enacted by…

Rep. Webber backs measure to support veterans at local level

State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, has cosponsored legislation providing financial incentive to encourage Michigan counties to establish and maintain veteran service offices. Currently, 11 counties do not have a local veteran support department and many other counties are understaffed. This poses a great barrier for veterans who are looking for help navigating their…

Local residents can meet with Rep. Webber on Feb. 16

State Rep. Michael Webber will host his monthly office hours on Friday, Feb. 16 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Panera Bread, 2921 S. 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 hearing about…