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 a school bus that specifies that an unauthorized person attempting to board or boarding the bus would be subject to citation for a civil infraction, and give schools the option to allow a school bus to be equipped with a stop-arm camera system.
Rep. O’Malley talks about final House passage this week of his HB 6070, which would allow Michigan employers to voluntarily offer employees adopting a child to claim a credit on state taxes. Rep. O’Malley was a member of the Michigan House Adoption and Foster Care Task Force, which in 2021 issued a number of recommendations […]
State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, today issued the following statement after being informed that children’s advocacy centers in northern Michigan will see cuts in funding due to changes at the federal level. This drop will also impact other victim service programs across the state. O’Malley has previously voted for budget measures providing funding […]
Rep. O’Malley says that he is concerned that children’s advocacy centers in northern Michigan will see cuts in funding due to changes at the federal level, adding the drop will also impact other victim service programs across the state.