Rep. Jack O’Malley, R-Lake Ann; audio on new daycare legislation

Rep. O’Malley talks about his recently-introduced legislation that would boost access to child care for many families – particularly in rural Michigan – and provide greater flexibility for providers by making improvements to current overbearing regulations. Rep. O’Malley argues that access to daycare is an important economic issue all over Michigan.

Rep. Jack O’Malley, R-Lake Ann; audio on arbitration for county-level corrections officers.

Rep. O’Malley talks about his HB 5623, which would provide county-level corrections officers with the same arbitration rights as public police and fire employees, saying the professionals working in county jails deserve the same opportunities as other professional personnel. Rep. O’Malley recently testified in support of his legislation before the House Commerce and Tourism Committee.