Michigan has no requirements for financial disclosures for anyone in the legislature or executive branch, and is one of just two states without any requirements for the legislature. Without them, it becomes much more difficult to determine if government officials have made self-serving decisions.
posted on 05/04/2021
Michigan is currently one of two states that don't require state officeholders to file any type of personal financial disclosure to reveal potential conflicts of interest. However, the state House is now considering whether to adopt a financial disclosure reporting system. MCFN examined how the proposal compares to what's already been happening in other states.
posted on 06/20/2019
A state senator introduced a bill that could have benefited a company he once worked for. In Michigan, unlike other states, such can remain secret unless state lawmakers decide to run for higher office or they choose to voluntarily disclose information about their personal finances.
posted on 07/26/2018