House Oversight Committee Chairman Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today testified on plans to make the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency more efficient and effective for the people it serves. The proposals provide solutions and accountability after numerous people across the state experienced frustration and anxiety as they have tried to get benefit claims fulfilled during COVID-19. An […]
Members of the Michigan House and Senate oversight committees, including House Oversight Committee Chairman Steve Johnson (R-Wayland), on Tuesday will meet with newly appointed state Unemployment Insurance Agency Director Julia Dale and officials from the state Auditor General’s office to discuss a recent audit detailing mistakes made by the agency. The state Auditor General examined […]
House Oversight Committee Chair Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today said findings from the state Auditor General show the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency made key errors that prolonged confusion and anxiety for many throughout Michigan as they tried to get needed assistance.
House Oversight Committee Chair Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today requested that the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) turn over any documents concerning COVID-19 citations given to the city of Port Huron that have not already been destroyed.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today held a hearing with new state Unemployment Insurance Agency Director Julia Dale, as people throughout Michigan demand more efficiency and effectiveness from the struggling agency. Dale was formerly the director of the Department of Technology, Management and Budget before assuming the role of UIA director. “It’s important […]
The Michigan House today unanimously approved a plan from State Reps. Steve Johnson and Andrew Fink to make legislative agencies, state employees and officials more accountable and transparent to the people they serve.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today heard testimony on legislation offering needed checks for emergency powers related to firearms during a state of emergency. House Bills 5187-88 protect Second Amendment rights for Michigan citizens by preventing a Governor or state and local health departments from issuing executive orders, directives, proclamations, and emergency orders […]
House Oversight Committee Chair Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today issued the following statement after it was announced that Julia Dale, director of the Department of Technology, Management and Budget, will replace acting director Liza Estlund Olson and serve as the director of the Unemployment Insurance Agency: “I recently called on the removal of the acting director […]
House Oversight Committee Chairman Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today said an update from the Office of the Auditor General on unreported COVID-19 deaths due to COVID-19 creates more questions going forward.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today said a committee hearing on elevated lead levels in Benton Harbor’s drinking water illuminated serious safety concerns for the community while the governor’s administration ignored pleas from city officials for more funding to help fix the problem.
State Rep. Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today unveiled sweeping reforms to better serve jobless Michigan workers by correcting numerous mistakes and procedural issues involving the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency. The reforms will improve the agency’s efficiency and work to re-establish trust – ensuring better customer service for the people of Michigan. They promote accountability and provide […]
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