Rep. Hall, Michigan House vote to drive down car insurance rates

Rep. Matt Hall and the state House today approved a landmark plan to fix the state’s broken car insurance system and reduce rates for all Michigan drivers, including those in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties. Hall voted in favor of the plan to guarantee lower rates and give drivers more choice on personal injury protection coverage,…

House panel approves Hall measure protecting Michiganders from unfair prosecution

The Michigan House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee unanimously approved bipartisan legislation authored by state Rep. Matt Hall (R-Emmett Township) protecting citizens with concealed pistol licenses from unfair prosecution in the event they simply forget to renew their license. Under current Michigan law, CPL holders found in possession of a concealed pistol one day…

Rep. Hall: Working toward a real solution for Michigan’s roads

This article ran in the May 4, 2019 edition of the Marshall Advisor & Chronicle. You may view it here.   There is one topic I hear more about than any other when I talk with residents of Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s misguided proposal to raise the gasoline tax by 45 cents…

Chair Hall, House Oversight Committee recommend legislative fixes regarding CPS performance audit

State Rep. Matt Hall (R-Emmett Township) and the House Oversight Committee he chairs unanimously recommended today several proposals to protect Michigan’s most vulnerable children from abuse and neglect. The recommended amendments to Michigan’s Child Protection Law came after the House panel conducted multiple hearings on the Michigan Office of Auditor General’s (OAG) September 2018 Performance…

Rep. Hall proposes common-sense measure protecting Michiganders from unfair prosecution

State Rep. Matt Hall (R-Emmett Township) has authored bipartisan legislation to protect Michigan citizens with concealed pistol licenses from unfair prosecution in the event they simply forget to renew their license. House Bill 4434 has 13 Democrat cosponsors and 19 Republican cosponsors. Currently, a CPL holder can be charged with a felony punishable by up…

Rep. Matt Hall announces school safety grants for local schools

State Rep. Matt Hall (R-Emmett Twp.) applauded the Michigan State Police for awarding state grant funds to two local school districts to strengthen school safety. Homer Community Schools will receive $93,844 and Harper Creek Community Schools will receive $209,300 to upgrade school safety as part of the Competitive School Safety Grant Program. “Protecting our students,…

Rep. Matt Hall greets President Trump

State Representative Matt Hall (R-Emmett Township) greeted President Donald J. Trump upon his arrival to Gerald R. Ford International Airport on Thursday, March 28. This was Trump’s first presidential visit to West Michigan. “It was my honor to welcome President Trump to Michigan on Thursday,” said Rep. Hall. “Our state has come a long way…

Rep. Hall takes action to block ‘devastating’ Green New Deal

The House Energy Committee today approved a resolution introduced by state Rep. Matt Hall to oppose the Green New Deal introduced at the federal level. Hall’s House Resolution 41 calls for Michigan to oppose the so-called Green New Deal outlined in U.S.  House Resolution 109 and U.S.  Senate Resolution 59. It was approved by the…

Rep. Hall votes to cut taxes for Michigan’s senior citizens

State Rep. Matt Hall today voted to cut taxes for senior citizens and repeal Michigan’s pension tax. “This tax was a bad idea when it was enacted in 2011, and it remains a bad idea to this day,” Hall, of Emmett Township, said after he and the House Tax Policy Committee voted to advance the…

Hall: Holding high standards is key to good government

By Rep. Matt Hall This article ran in the Feb. 23, 2019 edition of the Marshall Advisor & Chronicle. You may view it here. Michigan families deserve to have a voice in their state government. That is why I voted last week to reject Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order that silences the voice of the…

Rep. Hall to chair House Oversight Committee

Lawmaker will lead panel during 2019-2020 legislative session State Rep. Matt Hall of Emmett Township will chair the House Oversight Committee for the 2019-2020 legislative term. Hall is currently in his first term representing the 63rd House District, which encompasses southern and central Calhoun County and eastern Kalamazoo County. The Oversight Committee will handle issues…