Editorial: Secrecy at the top of Michigan government?

If you are a local school board member, city councilor or county commissioner, all of your meetings, actions and records are subject to Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

This series of laws has been on the books since 1977, designed to guarantee that the public has access to public records of government bodies at all levels in Michigan.

However, the Governor’s Office and state legislators are not required to comply with Michigan’s FOIA laws. Continue>>>