Rep. Damoose talks about his HB 5265, which would protect Michigan residents who received benefits from a federal unemployment program from owing money to the state because of mistakes by the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency. Rep. Damoose says helping constituents with red tape at the UIA was the most common issue his office faced in 2021. The measure is out of the House Oversight Committee and is before the full Michigan House.
State Rep. John Damoose and the Michigan House of Representatives today approved their latest relief plan to help struggling workers and businesses dealing with the financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and orders from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration.
Rep. Damoose talks about House passage Wednesday of his HB 5265, which ensures hundreds of thousands of recipients of an emergency federal unemployment program do not have to repay money due to a government error on the program application.