government transparency

Lt. Governor Brian Calley
State of Michigan website

(MPRN-Mackinac Island) Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is raising his profile ahead of an anticipated run for governor next year. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A left-leaning group has filed a lawsuit to find out how often Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his aides used private e-mail accounts to discuss public business. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Thursday was Freedom of Information Day. To celebrate, the state House unanimously passed a package of bills meant to increase transparency in state government. 

Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) It’s Sunshine Week – a time of year when issues of transparency and open government are put front and center. Democrats in the state House and Senate celebrated the week Tuesday by announcing a package of bills they say will make Michigan government more transparent and accountable. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A battle is brewing in the state legislature over government transparency for the governor and legislature. A large package of Freedom of Information bills that passed a House committee Thursday will likely be halted in the state Senate.