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.
House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Jack O’Malley talks about the work of the Committee in the week ahead, saying members will focus on innovation, while noting that new technologies are not a “golden fix” for Michigan’s roads.
House Transportation Committee Chair Jack O’Malley talks about how he is traveling around Michigan this month to join his House colleagues in their districts and meeting with local residents to answer their questions about how roads in Michigan are funded and built and to gather input on road reform. Meetings have already been held in…
Rep. O’Malley talks about early Thursday’s House passage of auto insurance rate reform legislation, saying the cost of auto insurance is a huge burden on families in his district.
House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. O’Malley looks ahead to Tuesday and Wednesday of this week and says the committee will be asking questions about revenue streams and who pays for roads in Michigan.
House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Jack O’Malley talks about the two planned meetings this coming week of the Committee, where he says lawmakers will be asking questions of construction industry leaders about materials and costs. Rep. O’Malley says digging deeper into transportation policy could mean better Michigan roads for the future.
House Transportation Committee Chair Jack O’Malley talks about the twice-weekly hearings on road issues he began this last week, and says committee members are getting answers to questions about toll roads and warranties.
House Transportation Committee Chair Jack O’Malley talks about on-going efforts to improve Michigan roads, saying alternative plans are in the works and noting that the 2019 construction season will get started shortly.