Rep. O’Malley talks about discussion this past week in the House Oversight Committee on his HB 5552, which creates the Office of the Unemployment Insurance Citizens’ Advocate. Rep. O’Malley says the legislation would give both employees and employers another voice in working to correct issues with the UIA. The plan remains in the Oversight Committee for more discussion.
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 […]
Legislator: Accountability owed to northern Michigan taxpayers State Rep. Jack O’Malley today said continued transparency issues with the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency does not provide sufficient accountability to taxpayers, and that ongoing reform efforts will help re-establish faith in the agency’s ability to perform. In a joint hearing between the House and Senate oversight committees, […]
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.