The Center for Public Integrity recently released a report called “State Integrity 2015” which looked at the level of transparency in the governments of all 50 states. The results were, well, horrific. Only three states received a grade about a D+.
Michigan, however, stood out and not in a good way. Out of all 50 states, Michigan came in at 50th place. We literally have the least transparent state government in the entire country.
Here are some highlights of their report:
- Thanks to loopholes created by the legislature, big spenders representing special interests can dramatically influence an election without leaving a trace.