Michigan lawmakers, leave a legacy of transparency

Lawmakers should end this legislative session by leaving Michiganians a legacy of transparency. Bills waiting for approval by the Senate would make it cheaper and easier to obtain documents under the Freedom of Information Act, and should be passed.

The measure passed the House last March by a 102-8 vote. Obviously, it has broad bipartisan support and meets the test of an issue worthy of lawmakers’ attention.

Before the lame-duck session ends next week, Majority Leader Randy Richardville should move it to the floor for a vote. Continue>>>