Rep. O’Malley talks about the approval by the House Thursday of his House Resolution 198, which declares November as Adoption Awareness Month in Michigan.
Rep. O’Malley talks about how he has listened to his local and family businesses selling state hunting licenses, and says he is concerned about continued reports that the state’s deer baiting ban is hurting license sales, and, by extension, wildlife management.
House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Jack O’Malley talks about how he will join Rep. Greg Markkanen, R-Houghton, this Saturday morning for a tour of areas impacted by the 2018 Fathers Day flood. Rep O’Malley says he wants to learn more about the situation in the hopes that the state could leverage federal dollars to help…
Rep. Jack O’Malley talks about a multi-bill, bi-partisan package of legislation designed to improve school bus safety in Michigan, including tougher penalties for passing a bus with its red lights flashing, and a proposed law that would make it illegal for non-students to board a school bus. The package remains in committee. …
House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Jack O’Malley talks about how his committee is working on a number of bipartisan bills designed to reform road construction in Michigan and place greater emphasis on repairing and rebuilding Michigan roads.
Rep. O’Malley talks about his bipartisan, five-bill package that toughens penalties for people who illegally board a school bus, while also providing better options for tracking down an individual who drives past a bus with its red lights flashing.
House Transportation Committee Chairman Jack O’Malley says he’s concerned about what the loss of Pure Michigan would mean to his district along the Sleeping Bear dunes, but adds the entire state, including its largest city, will suffer. Pure Michigan funding was line item vetoed from the state’s 2020 Fiscal Year budget by the Governor last…
Rep. O’Malley talks about final passage Tuesday of the state’s budget for the 2020 fiscal year, saying it provides record funding for roads, but adding that more conversations on roads are still to come.
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.