Media Highlight 'Missed Votes' Report

Detroit News calls for part-time Legislature

Media statewide reported on the 2013 “missed votes” tally for Michigan legislators compiled by Jack McHugh, editor of MichiganVotes.org.

The Detroit News in an editorial said the numbers make a good case for moving to a part-time Legislature. Michigan Radio, The Cadillac News, The Alpena News, The Flint Journal, the Grand Haven Tribune, the Downriver News-Herald and the Petoskey News-Review all wrote about the report.

McHugh also discussed the tally on WJR’s “The Frank Beckmann Show.”

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Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer, D-East Lansing, told the Lansing State Journal that she planned to address the issue with her caucus.  

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