Rep. O’Malley votes to make state government more accountable

Plan extends open record requirements to governor, Legislature State Rep. Jack O’Malley today voted to approve a bipartisan plan to make state government more accountable to the people of Michigan. O’Malley, of Lake Ann, said the House unanimously approved the multi-bill proposal. “Voting for this plan was an easy decision,” O’Malley said. “The people of…

O’Malley announces March in-district office hours

State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, will meet with area residents during scheduled office hours later this month. “I want to make sure residents in all four of the counties in my district have their voices heard,” O’Malley said. “I encourage everyone to attend and share the issues that matter most to you!” This…

Rep. O’Malley announces in-district office hours for February

State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, will meet with local residents during scheduled office hours later this month. “Your input allows me to be a more effective advocate for the ‘Fighting 101st’ at the state Capitol,” O’Malley said. “I encourage residents to attend and hope to hear about issues that matter most to them.”…

Rep. O’Malley on State of the State: Prioritize skilled trades and Michigan roads

State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, issued the following statement after the governor’s State of the State address: “Michigan’s economic comeback depended on smart investments and I’m dedicated to working with my House colleagues, listening to the people we represent and acting in their best interests. “Record investments in K-12 schools and a renewed,…

Rep. O’Malley attends annual State of the State address

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, attends the Governor’s annual State of the State Address with his guest, Evan Warsecke. Warsecke is a Benzie County Commissioner and a Detective with the Traverse City Police Department. ###

COLUMN: Governor must respect the constitutional separation of powers

Last year, I made a commitment to the good people of the Fighting 101st House District that I would explain the votes I cast at the Capitol on their behalf. I respect people for putting their trust in me to represent their interests, and it’s important for them to be able to hold me accountable….

Local artist brings talents to Lansing

State Rep. Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann recently showcased a customized piece of artwork made by local Empire artist Curtis Warnes. “Shortly after my election, I asked Curtis Warnes of Steel Appeal to craft a logo for my district,” Rep. O’Malley said. “Mr. Warnes took the job and used his talents to create the crest…

Rep. O’Malley announces first in-district office hours

State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, will meet with local residents during scheduled office hours this month. “I will be visiting all four counties in the ‘Fighting 101st’ to hear directly from residents about the issues that matter most to them,” O’Malley said. “Whether you need assistance or would like to share an idea…

Rep. O’Malley appointed chair of Transportation Committee in Michigan House

State Rep. Jack O’Malley today was appointed chair of the Michigan House Transportation Committee for the 2019-20 legislative session, a key position to help improve the quality of roads across the state. The committee assignment, announced by Speaker Lee Chatfield, also allows O’Malley to focus on aviation, railroad and maritime infrastructure needs in Michigan. “We…

Rep. O’Malley takes ceremonial oath of office on House floor

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman, Grace O’Malley (daughter), Robin O’Malley (wife) and state Representative Jack O’Malley. PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, was joined by family as he was sworn in yesterday at the state Capitol for his first term as state Representative for the 101st House…

Rep. O’Malley’s office open, ready to serve residents

State Rep. Jack O’Malley, R-Lake Ann, today announced his legislative office is open and ready to serve residents of the 101st House District. “I’m excited to get to work for the residents of Leelanau, Benzie, Manistee and Mason counties,” Rep. O’Malley said. “Please get in touch with my office if we can provide any assistance,…