Holly Candidate / Library President April Brandon Censors Local Journalism Leading to Election

To be clear, in America government officials should not be manipulating public discussion, silencing citizens, obstructing the media, or threatening people – and members of the press – with jail time because they questioned the ethical conduct of a public official.

Video: Panel Shares Stories of People Using Public Transit

The Oakland Transit Millage Proposal aims to bring those groups together to create a more comprehensive system. If passed voters in the Nov. 8 election, the cost of improving the system would be shared by all communities without an opt-out option. It would mean bus service for cities like Novi and Rochester Hills who currently opt-out of the SMART system.  It would also provide funding to the smaller transit organizations – North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA), Western Oakland Transportation Authority (WOTA), and Older Persons Commission which serves the Rochester area.