Freedom Of Information Act


Bill Would Empower Michigan Legislature To Issue Subpoenas

Opponents of the change say it would be hypocritical for the Legislature to be able to subpoena information from local governments when the Legislature itself is exempt from the state’s Freedom of Information Act.

CBS Detroit–06/02/2015


Lawmaker Seeks To Limit FOIA Release Of 911 Calls

Prompted by a high-profile case of an attack on a metro Detroit family, a Michigan lawmaker has introduced a bill aimed at limiting the release of 911 recordings requested under the state’s Freedom of Information Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2013

Victim’s Dad Demands Info In Oakland County Child Killer Case

An Oakland County judge is siding with a local man when it comes to his request for information in the Oakland County Child Killer case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012


Warren Mayor Fouts Fights Back Against FOIA

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts is taking aim at Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act, after a local resident used it to gain access to his email.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts (credit: City of Warren)

Attorney Sues To Find Out Mayor’s Age

How old is the mayor of Warren? An attorney thinks we need to know, and for good reason. But the mayor is keeping quiet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2011