Moving into the holiday weekend, Rep. O’Malley says Michiganders need to be mindful of COVID-19 precautions, as well as being safe on and in the water.
Rep. O’Malley says that the past few months have demonstrated the possibilities of remote learning, adding that while there are some challenges, there are also opportunities.
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.
Rep. O’Malley talks about Thursday’s meeting of the Joint Select Committee on the State’s Response to COVID-19 with Orlene Hawks, the Director of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Rep. O’Malley says he is still seeking answers about construction in northern Michigan and how the chain of command works within the administration.
Rep. O’Malley says this week’s meeting of the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic looked at the ongoing issues facing small, local and family businesses in Michigan, and uncovered what he says was a series of arbitrary decisions by state government.
House Transportation Committee Chairman Jack O’Malley says the Committee will meet this week, noting that lawmakers are continuing to work on finding better ways to build and repair the state’s roads.
Rep. O’Malley says some northern Michigan small and family businesses did not get enough time to prime for reopening this weekend.
Rep. Jack O’Malley, a member of the special legislative Select Committee on the Response to COVID-19, talks about the committee’s meeting Wednesday, saying that he was seeking to get answers from the leadership of the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency about why so many people have been unable to reach the Agency and secure benefits.
Rep. O’Malley talks about the lawsuit filed by the Michigan House against the Governor, saying whatever decision is made by the courts will be historic.
Rep. O’Malley, a member of the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic, talks about the Committee’s first meeting Wednesday morning, and says the Governor should be mindful that the state needs to deal with both a pandemic and an economic crisis.
Rep. O’Malley talks about House session at the Capitol Tuesday and the chamber’s vote to extend the current state of emergency until May 1.
Rep. O’Malley talks about Monday’s shelter-in-place order by the Governor.