Secretary of State Enjoined from Enforcing Gag Order Law
Victory for communities! U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara has accepted an agreement between the Secretary of State’s office and local governments and school groups, permanently enjoining Secretary of State Ruth Johnson from enforcing a law passed in December that prevented local officials from providing factual information on local ballot proposals. “We thank Judge O’Meara for moving quickly on this important issue, and allowing our local government officials to provide vital facts for voters on ballot issues that come before them,” said League CEO Dan Gilmartin. More.
New "Dark Store" Solution Focuses on Tribunal Process
To address the "dark store" property tax appeals crisis, State Rep. Dave Maturen (R-Vicksburg) introduced HB 5578, which would require the Michigan Tax Tribunal to equitably apply universally accepted appraisal standards. Please urge legislators to support HB 5578. View the League's joint statement. Read more.