FEBRUARY 15, 2011
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, of Midland, announced a new Public
Integrity Unit in his office to ratchet up the fight against corruption in state
and local government, protect tax dollars and restore the public's trust in
scandals have damaged the public's trust in government and left Michigan with a
national reputation as a place where businesses wonder who they have to pay off
before creating a job," said Schuette in a statement. "Today, we are turning up
the heat on corruption in Michigan. There will be no more Kwames."
from the state of Michigan cited ongoing fallout from Detroit corruption
scandals and other issues statewide that have damaged Michigan's reputation as a
place to create jobs.
the release, the unit is being created without additional spending by
reallocating existing resources in the Attorney General's Office.
talked about fighting public corruption at the January WakeUp! Midland chamber