June 20, 2017

Michigan Public Policy Survey, Debra Horner and Thomas Ivacko, June 2017- This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s local government leaders regarding concerns over state government preemption of local decision-making and preferred areas of shared and separate policy authority between local and state government. The findings in this report are …

June 14, 2017

PoliceOne.com, Chris Ehrmann, June 11, 2017- Legislation passed in a Michigan House committee aims to prohibit cities from becoming “sanctuary cities” that don’t cooperate with immigration authorities and punish those that do. The House Local Government Committee sent bills to the full House that would prohibit cities and counties from …

June 8, 2017

The Detroit Free Press, Kathleen Gray, June 7, 2017- Despite hearing overwhelming opposition to bills that would prohibit communities from enacting ordinances that would identify the town as a sanctuary city unwilling to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, Republicans in the House Local Government committee approved moving the legislation to …