A leading advocate of government transparency is promoting a Detroit News Op-Ed written by Michael LaFaive, director of the Center’s Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative, about how Proposal 2 could negatively impact Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act.

Sunshine Review, an independent organization that evaluates government websites for transparency and promotes state sunshine laws (freedom of information and open meetings acts), said that “Keeping the public out of the loop by skirting FOIA laws, though, has been too common of a tactic amongst the powerful looking to advance their own interests through the mechanisms of state and local government.”

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