Thursday, May 16, 2013
Rep. Michael McCready, who represents a portion of West Bloomfield, is the community college's 2013 Outstanding Alumnus.
Bloomfield Hills resident and Michigan State Representative Michael McCready has been named Oakland Community College’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2013. McCready, who represents a portion of West Bloomfield Township in the 40th House District, will be honored during the college’s May 18 commencement ceremony at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2012, he is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, Chair of the Appropriations Committee on the Michigan State Police and Vice Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee for the Department of Human Services. He is also a member of the House Transportation and House Capitol committees. McCready graduated from Birmingham’s Seaholm High School …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The freshman member of the State House, who represents a portion of West Bloomfield, will meet with constituents on the heels of votes on drug testing; Detroit Zoo funding.
Do you agree with State Rep. Mike McCready (R-Bloomfield Hills) that welfare recipients should be drug tested and have children that are not truants in order to receive benefits? Do you support his decision on a two-bill package that ensures local municipalities cannot capture millage funds intended for the Detroit Zoo or the Detroit Institute of Arts? McCready, who serves a portion of West Bloomfield in Michigan's 40th District, was among the overwhelming majority of Republican legislators to support each of the bills mentioned above during votes in Lansing this week, according to Michigan Votes. Whether you agree or not, McCready wants to hear from you and invites constituents in Birmingham and Bloomfield to discuss it personally with …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Still learning the ropes in Lansing, McCready said he's committed to approving a budget focused on efficient and effective spending by June 1
Tuesday, April 2
As a state representative, I take my duty to represent the people of the 40th District very seriously and that includes keeping all of you informed about my work in Lansing. As you may know, I serve on the House Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for completing the state budget each year. This also includes serving on subcommittees for specific budget areas, including the Michigan State Police budget. I serve as chair of the MSP subcommittee and was tasked with coming up with an efficient and effective budget for the upcoming fiscal year. For those who aren't familiar with the budget process, here's a brief overview. Each year, the governor gives his budget recommendations for the upcoming fiscal year (this year on Feb. 7) …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The state legislator will be in West Bloomfield on April 16.
Do you have a question for your elected representative in Lansing? Mike McCready (R-Bloomfield Hills), who was elected to represent West Bloomfield in the State House of Representative last fall, will be in West Bloomfield this April. Residents interested in discussing state or local issues are encouraged to meet with McCready at the following dates and locations: No appointment is necessary to meet with Rep. McCready during either of these times. Residents unable to attend these office hours may contact McCready's office at (517) 373-8670, or via e-mail at MikeMcCready@house.mi.gov. This report was updated to reflect the West Bloomfield event is on April 16. Information provided by Rep. Mike McCready's office.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
West Bloomfield's newest representative in the Michigan House of Representatives visited five classes at Sheiko earlier this week.
Rep. Mike McCready (R-Bloomfield Hills) gave back to some of West Bloomfield's youngest students this week, reading to several elementary classes at West Bloomfield's Sheiko Elementary. McCready, who was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives last fall, read to Ms. Strutton, Ms. Bain, Ms. Maurer, Ms. McDowell and Ms. Schumacher's classes in honor of National Reading Month. Photos provided by Mike McCready. If you have a photo you'd like to share, make sure you add to West Bloomfield Patch's Pics & Clips Gallery.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Sen. Mike Kowall and Rep. Mike McCready named to annual 'watch' list.
Sen. Mike Kowall and Rep. Mike McCready have been named two of six regional "Legislators to Watch" in 2013 by Detroiter Magazine, operated by the Detroit Regional Chamber organization. According to the article, the two fellow former small business owners have what it takes to foster economic growth across the Metro Detroit area. Kowall (R-15th District) a former State Representative who currently chairs the Senate Economic Development Committee, has a "knack" for developing legislation which benefits the business community, according to the article. Representing a "key seat" in the region, McCready (R-40th District) is serving his first term. McCready represents Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township and West Bloomfield Township…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The Bloomfield Hills Republican is among 28 new members of the State House that returns to work after right-to-work acrimony.
State Rep. Mike McCready, R-Bloomfield Hills, officially started his first term Wednesday when he was sworn into office with other members of the 97th Legislature. The former Bloomfield Hills city commissioner represents the 40th District, comprised of the cities of Bloomfield Hills and Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, and a portion of West Bloomfield Township. He is among 28 new members that enter the State House at an interesting time given all the rancor created by the education reform and right-to-work laws quickly implemented during last year's lame-duck session. Of Interest: Mike McCready Opens Lansing Office Just as they did during the final weeks of session in 2012, hundreds of protesters lined the Capital lawn, the Detroit News …
Friday, January 4, 2013
In November, the Bloomfield Hills resident was elected to replace Chuck Moss as the representative of the 40th District in the State House of Representatives.
Do you have a question for your newly-elected representative in Lansing? Rep. Mike McCready (R-Bloomfield Hills) has opened his office at the State House and is ready to take constituents' questions. "I'm excited to get to work serving the constituents of the 40th District in the Michigan House," McCready, a former Bloomfield Hills city commissioner, said Friday in a statement. "Constituent service is very important to me and I encourage local residents to contact my office with questions or concerns." Residents of the 40th District — made up of Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township and a portion of West Bloomfield — can contact McCready at: In addition, McCready has named Jami Des Chenes and Jason Lachowski as his legislative …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Chuck Moss (R-Birmingham), who currently represents Birmingham and the 40th District in the State House of Representatives, sends congratulations to Republican nominee for winning August primary.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
This letter was received by Birmingham Patch Editor Laura Houser. Congratulations to Mike McCready on his 40th House GOP primary victory. Mike ran a good, classy campaign and I’m proud to endorse and support him. Our district would be well served with him as State Representative. Chuck Moss State Representative 40th District For questions and clarifications, please leave a comment below or contact editor Laura Houser at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-534-9780.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Four Republicans and one Democrat are vying for a spot on the November ballot in the race for state representative in the 40th District. We took a look at how much money they've raised, and how they're spending it.
The Aug. 7 primary is fast approaching and in West Bloomfield, you can't drive far without seeing a campaign sign for one of the many candidates vying for a spot in the Michigan House of Representatives in the 40th District. Running for the spot are four area Republicans and they've been busy raising (and spending) money ahead of the primary as they fight to see who will face Democrat Dorian Coston in the November general election. On the Republican ticket next week will be: County Commissioner and Bloomfield Township resident Dave Potts; Birmingham School Board member Robert Lawrence; Bloomfield Hills Mayor Pro Tem Mike McCready; and West Bloomfield attorney David Wolkinson. In total, the four Republican candidates have raised $273,887.76…