Mackinac Center hosts town hall meetings on government transparency

From the Mackinac Center for Public Policy:  As part of its Open Government Initiative, the Mackinac Center in July and August hosted four town hall meetings around Michigan to help educate residents about the Freedom of Information and Open Meetings acts.

Panelists included representatives from the ACLU of Michigan, the Michigan Press Association, The Center for Michigan/Bridge Magazine and the Michigan Coalition for Open Government.

You can watch a video of the Aug. 7 town hall in Troy at


Michigan Coalition for Open Government is a member of NFOIC. –eds.