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Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court

April 28th 2016

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court (Michigan Municipal League, April 28, 2016) LANSING, MI — U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara has accepted an agreement between the Secretary of State’s office and local governments and school groups, permanently enjoining Secretary of State Ruth Johnson from enforcing a law passed in […]

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video)

January 21st 2016

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 21, 2016) Roseville, MI – “There is a stereotype of librarians as being quiet and meek. I hope that our presence today helps to debunk that stereotype. And if they want to throw us in jail for sharing […]

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion

January 6th 2016

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Cities, school districts, libraries, police departments and other groups rely on tax funding that comes from millages, which must be voted on by the public.  There are also ballot proposals that directly impact governing bodies, for example, the […]