Rep. O’Malley says some northern Michigan small and family businesses did not get enough time to prime for reopening this weekend.
Rep. O’Malley, a member of the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic, talks about Thursday’s committee meeting, saying it was important to hear from Michigan residents impacted by failings in the state’s Unemployment Insurance System as well as continuing to ask questions about the data used by the Governor in her decision-making.
House Select Committee on the State’s Response to COVID-19 Chair Rep. Matt Hall talks about the Committee’s meeting Wednesday with the leadership of the state Unemployment Insurance Agency, and says additional answers are needed about why tens of thousands of Michigan residents are still waiting for payment.
Rep. Jack O’Malley, a member of the special legislative Select Committee on the Response to COVID-19, talks about the committee’s meeting Wednesday, saying that he was seeking to get answers from the leadership of the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency about why so many people have been unable to reach the Agency and secure benefits.
Rep. Vaupel talks about House passage Wednesday of legislation that expands the definition of tele medicine in Michigan, saying it will provide better options for patients and offer new means of delivering services for both physical and mental health.
Rep. Wozniak talks about House passage Wednesday of legislation that expands the definition of tele medicine in Michigan and updates procedures for payment through Medicaid, saying the bipartisan package will provide better care across Michigan, especially in rural areas.
Rep. O’Malley talks about the lawsuit filed by the Michigan House against the Governor, saying whatever decision is made by the courts will be historic.
Rep. Crawford speaks during a tele town hall in her Oakland County district this week, urging seniors to be wary of scams, while encouraging them to exercise and socialize.
Speaker Chatfield talks to Capitol reporters Wednesday morning about the lawsuit filed against the Governor.
Speaking during a tele town hall in her district earlier this month, Rep. Griffin spoke about her small business reopening survey, saying it is providing good guidance about how the public feels about reopening the economy.
Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield, R-Levering; audio on House vote to give people a voice on COVID-19 response
Addressing the chamber on the House floor Thursday afternoon, Speaker Lee Chatfield called on the Governor to start working with the Legislature to craft a common-sense response to COVID-19, saying a choice between jobs and health is a false narrative.
Rep. Hall, the Chair of the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic, talks about the Committee’s first meeting Wednesday morning, saying he’ll look for answers about unemployment insurance and examine decision-making.
Rep. O’Malley, a member of the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic, talks about the Committee’s first meeting Wednesday morning, and says the Governor should be mindful that the state needs to deal with both a pandemic and an economic crisis.
Speaking during his tele town hall meeting with area residents this weekend, Rep. Paquette say his chief job in the community the past few weeks has been listening and getting voices heard.
Speaking during a recent tele town hall with northern Michigan residents, Rep. Cole said he and his colleagues are working on a well-monitored, safe process for moving Michigan back toward normal.
Speaking after Friday’s House session, Rep. Wakeman said he’s pleased the Governor’s revised stay-at-home order means residents will now be able to purchase many items at the curbside and for delivery, something he has been fighting for to help Saginaw County families and get more people back to work.