Legislature’s taxpayer-funded contract with GOP-connected firm in Whitmer suit raises transparency concerns

Michigan Advance

Aaron McKean of the D.C.-based Campaign Legal Center says the opacity of the situation issue speaks to a larger, more systemic issue in which Michiganders are in the dark about who is influencing lawmakers and policy. “When you don’t have transparency about who has this influence, that really undermines the democratic process,” McKean said. “… It’s really important that it’s clear who is doing that oversight and who’s pulling the strings.”

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