Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic Chair Matt Hall, of Marshall, today issued the following statement after hearing testimony from Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon. Gordon spoke on recommendations the governor’s Michigan Nursing Homes COVID-19 Preparedness Task Force formulated for resident placement, resource availability and quality of life for long-term […]
We heard today from UIA that there are currently 200,000 claimants who, through no fault of their own, have not received any payments for their unemployment claims or only received partial payments. They are still waiting on a resolution from UIA so they can get benefits they are owed to support themselves and their families.
Small businesses are the backbone of our communities and critical to sustaining a healthy local economy. They sponsor local charities and youth sports programs, provide jobs and paychecks for our neighbors and contribute to the identity and charm of our communities.
Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic Chair Matt Hall (R-Marshall) and Vice-Chair Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton) today issued the following joint statement on Ed Duggan’s refusal to testify before the joint committee.
This week, Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic Chair Matt Hall welcomed several Michigan small business owners to speak on continued closures due to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders.
The testimony we heard today follows a consistent and concerning pattern on the issue of reopening sectors of our state’s economy. Small, family-run business owners have had their livelihoods impacted severely by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decisions. They have worked with health officials and at the direction of the governor’s office to formulate plans on how they can reopen safely and responsibly.
In an effort to improve service for unemployed Michiganders, keep residents’ personal information safe and stop costly fraud, three state legislators are calling for the Auditor General’s Office to look into how the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) processes claims and handles security and staffing procedures.
Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic Chair Matt Hall and Vice Chair Aric Nesbitt today said a pair of individuals working with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration who refuse to answer questions about a failed COVID-19 contact tracing contract are denying the people of Michigan the ability to have trust, transparency and accountability from the highest level of state government.
State Rep. Matt Hall, of Marshall, today introduced a proposal which prevents local business owners from being required to pay higher taxes after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used her emergency powers to shut down their businesses.
Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic Chair Matt Hall, of Marshall, today issued the following statement after key information was disclosed in testimony by Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon regarding contact tracing in Michigan. Earlier this year, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration awarded a no-bid contract to gather confidential information from […]
As a member of the House Education Committee, I’m committed to ensuring Michigan’s children receive a quality education. COVID-19 has presented unprecedented uncertainty and challenges for students, parents, and teachers. Our steps in the next year are critical to the development of our young people. For many reasons, backed up by health experts and relevant data, […]
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