• Gov. signs directive on transparency, accountability

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer this week signed Executive Directive 2019-11 at the Michigan Press Association’s annual luncheon to strengthen the Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act by closing loopholes and fostering a more user-friendly process within departments and agencies through the use of transparency liaisons to facilitate public requests. “State government must be open,…

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  • OPINION: Consolidation national

    Guest Commentary by Mitch MacKay NOT SOCIALISM, NOT NATIONALISM, a blending and conflating of the divide in this country, this is what can arise through the outlandish and momentous altercations of the present. Blatantly the dichotomization of ideals has come into sharp focus under the microscope of political and legal maneuvering equaling only exigent ultimatum…

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