Rep. O’Malley looks ahead to the start of the state’s fiscal year October 1, saying what happens in the next week and talk of a state shutdown are all part of a process, and that he expects a 2020 budget focused on the smart spending of taxpayer dollars to be in place.
Rep. O’Malley talks about final passage Thursday of the state’s K-12 school budget for the 2020 Fiscal Year, calling it good news for education and saying it gives school administrators a level of predictability. The plan is now before the Governor.
House Transportation Committee Chairman Jack O’Malley talks about the start of committee evaluation Tuesday of a bi-partisan plan that would give local governments in Michigan new options for raising revenue for road improvements. Rep. O’Malley says it is local roads that need the most work across much of Michigan.
House Transportation Committee Chairman Jack O’Malley talks about bipartisan legislation unveiled Thursday to give local communities more tools in their toolbox when it comes to providing needed road repairs. Rep. O’Malley travelled around Michigan this summer listening to local officials about how best to improve the roads people drive on every day.
Rep. O’Malley talks about the 9/11 ceremonies at the state Capitol Wednesday, and his guest, Almira Twp. Fire Chief Steve Adams.
Rep. O’Malley speaks on the House floor Wednesday afternoon in favor of his House Resolution 143, which supports the U.S. cherry industry’s petition before the U.S. International Trade Commission stating unfair trade practices against Turkey. Rep. O’Malley argues quick action is needed to protect Michigan’s cherry industry.
House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Jack O’Malley talks about the numerous town hall meetings on road reforms he has held across Michigan the last few months, saying the events generated good conversation and a better understanding of a complex issue.
101st District Representative Jack O’Malley talks about a Joint Resolution he is sponsoring with Sen. Curt VanderWall that calls on the federal government to work to preserve Michigan’s cherry industry by focusing on subsidized foreign cherries dumped in U.S. markets.
Rep. O’Malley, the Chair of the House Transportation Committee, says he continues to focus on improving road quality and argues there’s a difference between repairing a road and fixing a road.
Rep. O’Malley looks back at a week when the House passed its version of the 2020 state budget and says he’s encouraged by efforts on road and school funding as the process continues.
Rep. Jack O’Malley, R-Lake Ann; audio on continuing road reform work by House Transportation Committee
House Transportation Committee Chair Jack O’Malley talks about the Committee’s look at road funding this past week, including information on how fines from overweight trucks goes to Michigan libraries. The Representative also looks ahead to the final week of intensive road hearings in the week ahead.
Rep. O’Malley talks about House passage Friday of auto insurance reform legislation.