State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, is inviting residents to share their questions or concerns in a virtual office hours event on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m.
“There are many things happening in Lansing right now involving state government and this provides me with yet another opportunity to listen to the concerns and thoughts folks have,” O’Malley said. “Given the unique times we find ourselves in, this webinar format allows me to interact with more people in a safe way at a time when more people are available. It helps me keep an ear to the ground and serve them the best that I can.”
O’Malley chairs the House Transportation Committee and was selected to serve on the Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic, which is looking into the decision-making of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration in response to the ongoing pandemic.
To access the Zoom URL link for the webinar, please visit Rep. O’Malley’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/StateRepOMalley/.
Those unable to participate may contact Rep. O’Malley’s office by phone at (517) 373-0825 or email at [email protected].
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