How to use the Michigan Freedom of Information Act

Ever wonder who owns the empty house at the end of the block?

Or whether the water in your child’s school has been tested for lead – and what those results are?

Or whether your neighbor has ever been cited for not keeping up his property?

The answers to these questions are found in records owned by the public, which are supposed to be there for the asking. But accessing those records is often more difficult than it needs to be. (Read more here…)