Oversight Committee

State House committee considers bill aimed at requiring sexual harassment settlements in the Legislature be made public

BY: - June 10, 2021

A bill that would make some information about settlements regarding sexual harassment in the Legislature available to the public stirred discussion in the House Oversight Committee Thursday. House Bill 4920, introduced by House Oversight Committee Chair Steve Johnson (R-Wayland), states that “if a settlement agreement that provides for the payment of money is entered following […]

New: Ingham Co. orders mandatory quarantine for Oversight Committee participants after Giuliani’s COVID-19 diagnosis

BY: - December 7, 2020

Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail on Monday ordered lawmakers, staff and others who attended the House Oversight Committee hearing in Lansing last Wednesday to quarantine. The reason? President Trump lawyer and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani testified before the body and has since tested positive for coronavirus. “Unfortunately, Mayor Giuliani has been hospitalized […]