Rep. O’Malley talks about how Michigan moves into the new year with $57.5 million for a ‘Move to Michigan’ recruitment plan to help local police and sheriff’s departments hire officers now working in other states. The plan ensures officers moving to Michigan will keep retirement benefits they’ve already earned in states other than Michigan.
Rep. O’Malley talks about his commencement address to the graduating police academy class at Northwestern Michigan College Saturday, saying law enforcement should benefit from recent appropriations for police retention and recruitment, as well as law enforcement operations.
State Rep. Jack O’Malley this week voted to advance a budget proposal providing needed tax relief for people throughout northern Michigan while committing resources to schools, roads, workforce development and other crucial services.
Rep. O’Malley talks about the announcement Thursday that preservation efforts at Orchard Beach State Park and Fishtown have been presented with the Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation for 2022. Rep. O’Malley says both locations used creative efforts to battle high lake levels to help preserve their reputations as tourist destinations.