Rep. Hall highlights new car insurance law taking effect today

State Rep. Matt Hall, of Marshall, today underscored new no-fault reforms in Michigan that will deliver long-overdue relief to drivers throughout the state. Hall was instrumental in advancing the landmark legislation as it went through the Michigan House. For nearly 50 years, Michigan drivers have been forced to purchase what has become the most expensive…

Rep. Hall: UIA’s communication crisis creates mistrust, frustration as people continue to wait on unfulfilled claims

Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic Chair Matt Hall, of Marshall, today issued the following statement after hearing testimony Wednesday from Steve Gray, Director of Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency: “UIA is not communicating in an acceptable fashion with laid-off Michigan workers or the Legislature, which is actively trying to connect the agency with people…

Rep. Hall supports COVID-19 relief, including assistance for first responders and unemployed workers navigating benefits system

Supplemental legislation assists front-line workers, small businesses and families State Rep. Matt Hall, of Marshall, today voted to approve the appropriation of roughly $880 million in federal funding to help offset costs accumulated during COVID-19. The funding included in the measure – Senate Bill 690 – will be devoted to areas such as improving the…

Rep. Hall seeks additional answers from UIA Director

COVID-19 committee chair underscores new concerns since previous testimony Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic Chair Matt Hall today sent a letter to Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency Director Steve Gray, asking that he testify before the committee next week. Gray previously appeared before the bipartisan body on May 13, disclosing roughly 134,000 people across…

COVID-19 Committee seeks governor’s testimony

Chair Matt Hall (R-Marshall) and Vice-Chair Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton) of the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic have sent a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer asking for her participation in an upcoming hearing. Hall and Nesbitt explained more answers are needed for the people of Michigan as the outbreak of COVID-19 – along with…

Rep. Hall: Stories of hardship from out-of-work people will help shape current and future response efforts

COVID-19 committee to hear about frustrations with state’s unemployment system State Rep. Matt Hall, of Marshall, on Wednesday will join committee colleagues in hearing more stories from struggling, out-of-work people who have unsuccessfully attempted to secure needed unemployment benefits over the past two months. The Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic, which Hall chairs,…

Rep. Hall: Unemployment and labor agencies often short on answers, offering glimpse into big issues for Michigan

Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic holds Thursday hearing State Rep. Matt Hall, of Marshall, today highlighted the need for transparency from departments overseeing efforts to provide unemployment payments for desperate, out-of-work people during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Hall chairs the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic, which is looking into the decision-making…