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 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.
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, […]