Rep. Webber tours autonomous vehicle lab to focus on new transportation

State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, this week toured the autonomous vehicle facility at Mcity in Ann Arbor. The Michigan House and Senate Transportation and Infrastructure had a joint committee meeting Tuesday to discuss the importance of new transportation technology. Huei Peng and Carrie Morton of Mcity discussed research and outlined the vision of…

Rep. Webber invites residents to August office hours

State Rep. Michael Webber welcomes members of the Rochester community to his in-district office hours during August. “I enjoy meeting with people to learn about what matters most to them.  Listening to their concerns regarding local and state government issues, makes me a better representative,” Webber said. Office hours take place at the following time…

Rep. Webber hosts coffee hour in district

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills will host a coffee hour for residents of the Greater Rochester Area interested in sharing their thoughts and questions with the representative. Webber will be at the Festival of the Hills. The event includes children’s games, live entertainment and Michigan’s 2nd largest fireworks show. The family friendly event…

Rep. Webber: Give Michigan families faster vehicle sales tax relief

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills today applauded the approval of legislation to speed up tax relief making motor vehicles more affordable in Michigan when the purchase includes a trade-in. The state House this week approved the bills, which soon could be headed to Gov. Rick Snyder for his consideration. Webber sponsored legislation in…

Rep. Webber issues statement after House passes budget bills

State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, today issued the following statement after the House passed the state budget: “I voted for a budget that represents a responsible fiscal blueprint, which provides school districts with increased K-12 education funding going to the classroom where it belongs. We also increase funds for career and technical training,…

Rep. Webber applauds increased education funding

State Rep. Michael Webber today voted for passage of the state budget, which includes more funding for K-12 education and proposes a 2.2 percent reduction for the general state budget. Webber, of Rochester Hills, voted to approve the budget for the new fiscal year, a fiscally responsible blueprint that invests in the state’s future. “Our…

Rep. Webber hosts coffee hour in district

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills will be hosting a coffee hour for residents of the greater Rochester area who are interested in sharing their thoughts and questions with the representative. Webber will be at Panera Bread on 2508 S. Adams Road in Rochester Hills on Monday, April 24, from 9 to 10:30 a.m….

Rep. Webber hosts coffee hour in district

State Rep. Michael Webber of Rochester Hills will be hosting a coffee hour for residents of the Greater Rochester Area interested in sharing their thoughts and questions with the representative. Webber will be at the Grand Traverse Pie Company at 6920 N Rochester Road in Rochester Hills on Friday, March 24, from 9 to 10:30…

Rep. Webber hosts February office hours in Rochester Hills

State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, invites people to join him for in-district office hours on Monday, Feb. 27. Webber will answer questions and listen to concerns about state government from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Panera Bread at 2921 S. Rochester Road in Rochester Hills, No appointment is necessary and there is…

Rep. Webber’s bill increases campaign finance violations penalty

State Rep. Michael Webber has introduced legislation to improve government transparency by increasing the penalty for violating the Michigan Campaign Finance Act. Webber, of Rochester Hills, said the bill increases the fine for violating campaign finance laws from $1,000 to $3,000. He said the bill’s intent is to boost accountability by showing who is funding…

Rep. Webber issues statement on governor’s budget proposal

State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, made the following statement about Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget proposal: “I appreciate Gov. Snyder presenting a thoughtful budget that is focused on the future, and look forward to working with my colleagues in the Legislature to draft a responsible, balanced budget that is focused on both the present…

Webber: Bipartisan bills provide access to government

Representative says accountability a priority   State Rep. Michael Webber today joined his colleagues in a Capitol news conference to unveil bipartisan legislation that gives people access to public records and continues to make state government transparency a priority. Webber, of Rochester Hills, co-sponsored the 11 bills that create the Legislative Open Records Act (LORA)…