House Oversight Committee member Rep. Jack O’Malley says he is troubled by what he heard at the Capitol Thursday during a hearing with Unemployment Insurance Agency Director Julia Dale on a Deloitte report on $8.5 billion paid out for fraudulent pandemic claims. Rep. O’Malley says he questions whether a lack of answers Thursday results from non disclosure agreements dating to the departure of former UIA director Steve Gray in late 2020.
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.