PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, welcomed local Pastor Tim Jahn (center) from Advent Lutheran Church in Lake Ann to the state Capitol to lead Wednesday’s invocation for the Michigan House of Representatives. House tradition calls for a representative or clergy member to begin each day’s session with a prayer. Joining them at the rostrum was Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield (left).
Rep. O’Malley talks about his HB 6148, which would create a new state Department of Emergency Management in Michigan government. Rep. O’Malley argues that emergency management, currently housed under the Michigan State Police, has evolved into its own profession and that the times require a professional response. The bill had its first hearing this week […]
Representative Jack O’Malley this week testified before the House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee in support of his plan that would streamline how Michigan prepares for, responds to and manages state emergencies.
State Rep. Jack O’Malley today said the dismissiveness shown by Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon during testimony on Michigan’s long-term care strategy during COVID-19 is troubling – and a sign no one in the governor’s administration is owning up to decisions that have caused immense grief for seniors and their families.