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Jennie Barkey

Jennie Barkley is the Genesee County Friend of the Court Administrator and an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

From Jennie Barkey

A Case Where Local is Better than State

"Friend of the Court" is a county government function involved in administering child support payments. A congressional mandate may require this local government function to be centralized at the state level. Is this good policy? … more