Supreme Court rules in favor of resident in city FOIA case

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor The Michigan Supreme Court ruled 6-1 last Friday that Clarkston City Attorney Tom Ryan’s correspondence with a consulting firm was indeed subject to the state’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), despite the fact the documents were being kept in the attorney’s own files and not the city’s files. Resident […]

Clarkston News Editorial: Freedom of Information

Clarkston News Editorial:  Freedom of Information

More transparency, not less needed, and it starts right here in Clarkston Just this past Friday, the Michigan Supreme Court, with a 6-1 decision, ruled on a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case brought to the high court on a road which started in the City of the Village of Clarkston. (To read that story, […]