The Michigan Freedom of Information Act helps ensure your access to documents held by state and local government entities and public schools.
Michigan’s Open Meetings Act requires state and local government boards, councils, commissions, committees and other entities hold meetings in public to conduct their business.
The board of directors of the Michigan Coalition for Open Government has established a set of guiding principles to promote and expand the public’s access to its state and local governments.
News, opinion and open government information from the Michigan Coalition for Open Government.
Michael Reitz, president of the Michigan Coalition for Open Government), released the following statement today on the death of journalist and college journalism dean Jane Briggs-Bunting, who was one of MiCOG’s founders.
Open government laws are truly about life-and-death matters. We continue to fight the deadly coronavirus pandemic, struggle to come to grips with policing practices that discriminate against people of color and debate the election process that is so key to the survival of a democratic society.
The Michigan Coalition for Open Government has selected Steve Delie as its first executive director, bringing on board an attorney who specializes in open government issues at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy to further MiCOG’s mission of making government more accountable to citizens.