Searchable Website on MI State Spending?

Would you like to see exactly how the state of Michigan is spending your tax dollars?

Several Michigan lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require the state to develop a searchable website on government spending.

Many Democrats, including Governor Jennifer Granholm, have resisted the idea.

Dissenters argue that the information is already available through the Department of Management and Budget’s website.

Several downstate school districts have already put their financials online.

The Mackinac Center for Public Police is trying to persuade all of the state’s 551 public school districts to put their check registers online.