Brian Calley
State of Michigan /

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is raising his profile ahead of an anticipated run for governor next year. 

Ballot Box
Wikipedia Media Commons /

Lawmakers in Lansing are trying to put new restrictions on who can run in special elections.  

Michigan House of Representatives
Wikipedia Media Commons /

Michigan and Louisiana are the only two states that don’t apply their public records laws to the legislature and the governor’s office.  A bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers have rolled out bills to change that. 

Dan Kildee
US House of Representatives /

As Governor Rick Snyder prepares to deliver his seventh State of the State address, a potential candidate to replace him has called for ethics rules that would align Michigan with what the federal government requires.

Matt Peoples / / CC BY-NC-ND

An Ann Arbor City Council member plans to introduce a resolution to create a conflict of interest policy for council members at their next meeting.  

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