Rep. Matt Hall, R-Marshall; audio on work of COVID-19 Committee

Rep. Hall, the Chair of the Joint Select Committee on the State’s Response to COVID-19, talks about Thursday’s committee meeting, where members heard from Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Director Orlene Hawks. Rep. Hall says the goal of the body continues to be giving a voice to Michigan residents who are not being…

Rep. Matt Hall, R-Marshall; audio on student athlete compensation legislation

House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Matt Hall talks about Committee approval Thursday of a two-bill package that allows current and future student-athletes to receive fair compensation for their name, image and likeness.   Under the plan, student-athletes would be able to receive compensation from a third party in exchange for using any forms of name,…

Rep. Matt Hall, R-Marshall; audio on House passage of child protection bills

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Matt Hall talks about passage Thursday of a bipartisan package of bills that requires Children’s Protective Services to gather information on the safety of all children in a home where suspected child abuse or neglect has occurred within 24 hours.  The legislation flowed out of a 2018 state audit of…