Hall: 2019 off to a great start for Calhoun and Kalamazoo Counties

By: State Representative Matt Hall Since my term began in January, I have hit the ground running. I have already been able to work alongside both my Republican and Democrat colleagues to get results on key issues that benefit Michigan families and seniors. First, I helped deliver historic auto insurance reform that lowers the cost…

Rep. Hall: Auditor General to conduct expedited audit on Grand Rapids Home for Veterans

House and Senate Oversight committees request audit State Rep. Matt Hall (R-Marshall) today praised the Office of Auditor General (OAG) for scheduling an expedited follow up performance review for the Grand Rapids Home for Veteran after its June 2019 audit showed questionable accounting practices resulting in $300,000 from residents’ accounts being “severely misplaced.” The June 2019…

Rep. Hall town hall events featured in Marshall Chronicle

The Marshall Chronicle wrote about a pair of recent events held by State Rep. Matt Hall and his special guest, State Rep. Jack O’Malley, chair of the House Transportation Committee. The two legislators spoke about road funding in the state of Michigan and sought input from area residents. To read more about the event, click…

Rep. Hall hosts roads town hall

State Rep. Matt Hall (R – Marshall) hosted a town hall meeting on Tuesday to discuss road funding in Michigan. Joining him was special guest Rep. Jack O’Malley (R – Lake Ann), chair of the House Transportation Committee. “Holding this event gave me the opportunity to hear directly from the people I represent and take…

Rep. Hall testifies in support of bill protecting children from abuse and neglect

State Rep. Matt Hall (R- Emmett Township) today testified before the Michigan House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee in support of his legislation requiring Children’s Protective Services (CPS) to confirm the safety of all children in a home where suspected child abuse or neglect has occurred within 24 hours of receiving a complaint. “Children’s Protective…

Chair Hall releases statement on audit related to Grand Rapids Home for Veterans

State Rep. Matt Hall (R-Emmett Township) today issued the following statement after a joint Senate and House Oversight Committee meeting regarding the release of the performance audit of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans:   “I have concerns about the administration of prescriptions to members living at the home. It is important that our veterans…

Rep. Matt Hall announces MDOT grant for village of Climax

State Rep. Matt Hall (R-Emmett Twp.) applauded the Michigan Department of Transportation for awarding the Village of Climax a Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF) Category B grant for year 2020. The grant totals $50,637.50. “I commend the Village of Climax for the hard work they put into earning this grant.” Hall said. “Category B grants…

Michigan House approves Hall’s criminal justice reform measure

The Michigan House approved bipartisan legislation authored by state Rep. Matt Hall (R-Emmett Township) to protect a concealed pistol license (CPL) holder from unfair prosecution in the event he or she simply forgets to renew his or her expired license within the first year. Under current Michigan law, a CPL holder found in possession of…

Rep. Hall, Michigan House vote to drive down car insurance rates

Rep. Matt Hall and the state House today approved a landmark plan to fix the state’s broken car insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers, including those in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties. Hall voted in favor of the plan to guarantee lower rates and give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage,…

House panel approves Hall measure protecting Michiganders from unfair prosecution

The Michigan House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee unanimously approved bipartisan legislation authored by state Rep. Matt Hall (R-Emmett Township) protecting citizens with concealed pistol licenses from unfair prosecution in the event they simply forget to renew their license. Under current Michigan law, CPL holders found in possession of a concealed pistol one day…

Rep. Hall: Working toward a real solution for Michigan’s roads

This article ran in the May 4, 2019 edition of the Marshall Advisor & Chronicle. You may view it here.   There is one topic I hear more about than any other when I talk with residents of Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s misguided proposal to raise the gasoline tax by 45 cents…

Chair Hall, House Oversight Committee recommend legislative fixes regarding CPS performance audit

State Rep. Matt Hall (R-Emmett Township) and the House Oversight Committee he chairs unanimously recommended today several proposals to protect Michigan’s most vulnerable children from abuse and neglect. The recommended amendments to Michigan’s Child Protection Law came after the House panel conducted multiple hearings on the Michigan Office of Auditor General’s (OAG) September 2018 Performance…