Michigan Legislative Consultants

House Votes to Clarify Auditor General’s Authority

Aug 30, 2019

Legislation introduced by Representative Steve Johnson (R-Shelbyville) would clarify the constitutional authority of the Auditor General to access and examine electronically stored and confidential information during an audit. Under the Michigan Constitution, the Office of the Auditor General is tasked with conducting financial and performance audits of all state government operations. The way the law […]

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Auditor General Report Released

Sep 23, 2016

On Wednesday, the Office of the Auditor General released a performance audit of the Corporate Income Tax (CIT) and the Michigan Business Tax (MBT).  The audit focused on two key areas, the first being the “effectiveness of the CIT and MBT processing controls in identifying exceptions in submitted returns.”  The Auditor General found that the […]

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Lawsuit Against the State Can Move Forward

May 13, 2016

This week, Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens ruled that a lawsuit filed against the State of Michigan can proceed.  The lawsuit was filed by a group of residents who received unemployment benefits, only to have the state claim they fraudulently obtained said benefits and then imposed fines on the plaintiffs. The lawsuit comes on […]

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Auditor General Releases Performance Audit

Feb 19, 2016

On Thursday, the Office of the Auditor General released a performance audit of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, which provides nursing care and services to military veterans, windows, spouses, former spouses and parents of State veterans.  The home has been plagued with issues and complaints over the years, leading to the legislature providing additional […]

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