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Sanctuary cities would be prohibited under a proposed bill in the House of Representatives

 

Communities and counties would be prohibited from enacting ordinances that would identify them as a sanctuary city, unwilling to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, under a pair of bills considered by a House of Representatives committee on Wednesday. 

Representative Jeremy Moss named ‘Legislator of the Month’ by Progress Michigan

 

Progress Michigan named Representative Jeremy Moss the Legislator of the Month for March. Representative Moss was awarded for his leadership in the fight to bring more transparency and accountability to state government by making the governor’s office and state legislative bodies subject to open records laws.

House OKs open records plan as Senate shows opposition

 

The House unanimously approved Thursday an 11-bill package to subject the offices of the governor and state lawmakers to open records requests.

But even as the Senate proceeds with a similar plan to shine a light on shielded documents at the Legislature and Gov. Rick Snyder’s office, the issue could die in Senate because Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof is opposed.

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