State Rep. Matt Hall, of Marshall, issued the following statement after testimony in today’s Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic hearing confirmed state employees have been able to get full unemployment benefits while working one fewer day each week due to furloughs, while also seeing quicker resolutions for claims:
“When giving people a platform to express their frustrations with Michigan’s unemployment system, our committee heard from employers across the state who were forced to wait weeks to hear from UIA and get a resolution when a mistake was made. Their employees suffered as a result of that waiting. But cases involving state employees were resolved quicker and they were at the front of the line.
“Departments of state government are supposed to work for the people of Michigan, not themselves. It disappoints me that things unfolded in this fashion, and I will continue working to get people the payments they are owed and need to support themselves and their families.”
House Oversight Chair Matt Hall, of Marshall, today issued the following statement after a joint hearing of the House and Senate Oversight Committees. The legislative bodies heard from Antrim County Clerk Sheryl Guy, Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum and Kent County Clerk Lisa Posthumus Lyons on their respective election processes:
State Rep. Matt Hall has been named to the panel that will decide committee assignments for all members of the Michigan House for the 2021-22 legislative term. The Committee on Committees will work with both incoming and returning representatives to determine best fits for committee assignments. Hall will be entering his second term in the […]
In order to ensure transparent and efficient election procedures in the future, House Oversight Chair Matt Hall announced on Saturday that House and Senate legislators will issue a subpoena to Michigan’s Bureau of Elections.