Rep. O’Malley talks about House passage this week of his HB 5291, which would establish a Maritime Authority with the Michigan Department of Transportation. Rep. O’Malley says the plan will help 36 ports across Michigan draw down grant dollars and help create jobs.
By state Rep. Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann Each holiday we celebrate in our country holds special significance and meaning. It’s what makes them different from all the other days. Thanksgiving has always been a favorite of mine. It signifies enjoying a good meal with loved ones and saying thank you for all the blessings […]
Rep. O’Malley talks about House Bill 5190, which would modify the Michigan Merit Curriculum to include successful completion of a half-credit course in personal finance as a graduation requirement. Currently, students must take two full credits of a language other than English to graduate. The bill would adjust this requirement to 1½ credits in conjunction […]
State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, today said findings from the state Auditor General show a key arm of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration made crucial and costly errors implementing a federal program. The Auditor General examined the state’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) process, including application and eligibility criteria that was not federally compliant. The […]
Advancing legislation makes renewed commitment to shipping industry A plan from state Rep. Jack O’Malley charting a course for investment into Michigan maritime commerce was overwhelmingly approved recently by the Michigan House. House Bill 5291 would establish a Port Facility Improvement Grant program for the expansion and creation of public and private ports within the […]