In the wake of the Flint water crisis will Lansing politicos ever get serious about increasing transparency and accountability of state government? Well, if past history is any guide the answer is likely to be NO.

    MIRS, a newsletter covering the activities of Michigan state government, recently ran a story telling you all you need to know about Lansing’s true interest in providing Michigan citizens with open and transparent government. Their story on January 22, 2016 started with:

    "A Republican-sponsored bill to expand the state's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was sent last week to the House Government Operations Committee, the panel where dicey legislation is typically sent to die."

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