Rep. O’Malley talks about final House passage Thursday of his HB 5291, part of a bipartisan two-bill package with the Senate creating the Maritime and Port Facility Assistance Grant Program within the Michigan Department of Transportation. The program is geared toward expansion and creation of public and private ports within the state. Rep. O’Malley says the plan will make Michigan more competitive with the other Great Lakes states in national and international commerce.
Rep. O’Malley talks about HB 6013, which would create a grant program administered through the Michigan Department of Education to provide $90-per day stipends for student teachers in Michigan. Rep. O’Malley says the bill, which has been approved by the House and is pending in the Senate, would be especially helpful for school districts in […]
Rep. O’Malley talks about school bus safety legislation that takes full effect for the first time this coming school year. The laws, which Rep. O’Malley helped author, prohibit an individual other than an authorized person from entering a school bus without the bus driver’s permission, allow a sticker to be affixed to the side of […]