Officials In Shiawassee County Will Return Virus BonusesElected officials in a conservative Michigan county who gave themselves bonuses of $65,000 with federal COVID-19 relief aid said they will return the money following days of criticism.
House: Require Financial Info From Officials, Limit LobbyingElected state officials would be required to disclose personal financial information in annual reports and would be banned from becoming lobbyists until two years after leaving office under bills approved in the House.
County Board Votes Down Resolution Recognizing US Rep’s WorkElected officials in northern Michigan have voted down a resolution to recognize the service of a Republican congressman to his district.
Mayor: ‘Despicable’ Move For Health Benefits Won’t StandWarren Mayor Jim Fouts says it was “despicable” and “underhanded” for a city council to grant lifetime health insurance to some elected officials.
Mich. Senator Wants Random Drug Tests For Elected Officials A local state senator says if Michigan wants to test welfare recipients for drug and alcohol abuse, it should do the same for elected officials.
Gale Launches Online Citizen Resource, MyGovernmentGale, part of Cengage Learning and a publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, has launched MyGovernment, an online subscription-based resource that provides essential information on United States elected officials, candidates and their key issues, and information on how our government functions.