He finally testified.
Robert Gordon, the “resigned” former director of the state’s health department testified in Lansing this week about the secret hush money scandal that’s swept over Lansing these last many weeks.Read more
What’s Florida got that Michigan doesn't? Except healthier seniors, safer nursing homes, and lower COVID infection rates? ...and a Governor who trusts and respects his citizens… and more freedoms… and well, you get the point!
Those are the questions we’re all asking after news broke this week that Governor Gretchen Whitmer secretly jumped on an airplane (we don’t know whose or who paid for it) and traveled to the Sunshine State for an undisclosed amount of time in an undisclosed Florida city.Read more
It’s Sunshine Week and Governor Gretchen Whitmer is hiding things from you. A lot of things, it turns out.
The Freedom Fund’s own Greg McNeilly took to the pages of the Detroit News this week to point out this lack of transparency and offer a few important suggestions on how the state legislature might fight back to protect your right to know:Read more
This column originally appeared in The Detroit News.
She's spending your money to fund a cover-up — or two.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was rocked this month by the revelation she's spent hundreds of thousands of tax dollars on hush-money deals with high-ranking public officials whose jobs had them at the center of her administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whitmer last week doubled down, issuing an executive directive making hush-money secrecy pacts not an opaque outlier, but the administration’s formal practice.Read more
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Top Ten Transparency FAILS, Part 2
Welcome back! Without further ado, here are Gov. Whitmer’s Top Five Transparency Fails!Read more
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Top Ten Transparency FAILS, Part 1
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Gov. Whitmer Sticks Her Transparency Pledge Where the Sun Doesn’t Shine
Sunshine Week is an opportunity to celebrate open and transparent government. Knowing what is going on in our government is critical for helping the citizens hold their elected officials accountable.Read more
It’s been a brutal year.
COVID-19 has carved a deadly path across the globe. Since the first two cases were identified in Michigan just over one year ago, thousands of our friends, family members, colleagues and neighbors have lost their lives to the virus.Read more
Governor Formalizes Policy of Using Taxpayer Money to Pay for Hush Money DealsRead more
Six-figure paydays to buy the silence of failed senior administration officials.
And all on taxpayers’ dime.Read more
Governor Whitmer made headlines last weekend declaring a propane energy emergency in the state of Michigan because of low temperatures that caused real energy problems in a lot of other states.
The problem with her order, though, is that according to the state’s propane advocates, there’s no crisis in Michigan. We have all the propane we need, and customers who use it to heat their homes or run their equipment at work have plenty of access to it, too.Read more