MI-Gov: New Epic-MRA Poll Has Gretchen Whitmer (D) Beating Bill Schuette (R) 45-37

Some good news today out Michigan courtesy of EPIC-MRA’s latest poll: Democrat Gretchen Whitmer has an eight-point lead over Schuette, according to the poll from EPIC-MRA of Lansing. Other recently published polls have shown Whitmer, the former Senate minority leader from East Lansing, with a double-digit lead over Schuette, of Midland, who has been state…

Proof emerges that Michigan AG wields FOIA fees like a weapon against transparency & open govt

Originally posted at Eclectablog.com. Bombshell news coming via Progress Michigan this morning detailing how Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is using fees for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to interfere with government transparency. Earlier this year, Progress Michigan asked the state government for copies of all communications between Paul Pastorek, one of Snyder's education…