Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has loaded his taxpayer-funded office payroll with Republican campaign activists in the run-up to his 2018 campaign for governor, a Free Press investigation has found.
Saying her first priority will be to shut down Enbridge's oil line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac, Detroit attorney Dana Nessel officially announced her campaign for state attorney general this afternoon.
Debt collection and other credit and financial scams or misbehavior remains the top complaint to the Michigan Attorney General's Consumer Protection bureau, the office said in a news release today.
In 2016, the office received 1,217 complaints on that issue, the news release said.
Attorney General Bill Schuette vowed at the Republican National Convention in mid-July that “justice is coming to Flint” after government agencies were blamed for the city’s water contamination crisis.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is going after the pensions of 12 ex-Detroit Public School officials convicted of bribery in a $2.7 million kickback scheme.
Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office received at least 15 complaints addressing water quality concerns in Flint — some sent a year before Schuette announced a criminal investigation into the lead contamination crisis, according to documents shared with The Detroit News.
Michigan has paid more than $378 million in lawsuit judgments and settlements over the past decade, a new report from the Senate Fiscal Agency shows.
From 2014-15, the most recent Fiscal Year from which data is available, the state paid $41,761,052 in lawsuit settlements and judgments.
Attorney General Bill Schuette spent more than $2 million in the first six months of his Flint water crisis investigation on a team of attorneys, investigators and support personnel that totaled 42 people in June, according to records obtained by The Detroit News.