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

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.”

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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