Michigan: Obtaining government documents is getting easier, county attorney says

ST. JOSEPH – Requesting government documents through Michigan's Freedom of Information Act is getting a lot freer, James McGovern, Berrien County's attorney, told county commissioners Thursday.

"They can't miss how easy it is to make a FOIA request," McGovern said of the new state law that went into effect this year making obtaining documents more convenient and more affordable.

Commissioners will vote next week on a resolution approving the changes. If passed, FOIA request forms will be on the county website by June 30, McGovern said.  Continue>>>