Monday Mar 24
Michigan lawmakers call for government transparency, but do they really mean it?
While a proposal to bolster citizens' access to public records recently passed the Michigan House, state lawmakers have shown mixed resolve in opening government to greater transparency.
Lansing State Journal
Mickey Hirten: Commission will improve FOIA process
While embracing, even promoting, a commitment to open and transparent government for its people, Michigan fails to deliver on the lofty promise.
Major Michigan snow storm leaves few Jackson businesses open
The Jackson Police Department is asking residents to stay off roads until noon Monday, Jan. 6 , so work crews can clear roads free of disruption.
Jackson County to get $3 million for road improvements
As part of the state's 2014 fiscal budget, Jackson County roads will see close to $3 million from the state for road improvements.
The Detroit News
Keep state government open and accountable
Citizens should always be able to obtain the information they need to stay informed and keep a check on their elected leaders.