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Bills Meant To Increase Transparency In Government Make Their Way To The Senate

 

The legislation crosses party lines, with bill sponsors coming from both sides of the aisle. Democratic state Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) is one of the bills’ sponsors.

“Being transparent in government on the front end is easier in the long run because it removes all doubts,” said Moss.

Michigan House votes to extend open records law to legislature, governor

 

The Michigan House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a package of legislation that aims to expand transparency to the governor's office and legislature.

"When I first got elected and started serving I was surprised to learn that my office wasn't part of the Freedom of Information Act," said Rep. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan.

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