Taxpayers Deserve to Know Details of Business Subsidy Deals [Michigan Capitol Confidential]

Businesses that inked special deals with the state are going to collect $681 million from taxpayers this year. But residents cannot be told which businesses are cashing in and how much each gets. This is a failure of basic government transparency.As a citizen, you are entitled to know how your government is spending your money. The state and local governments put a lot of effort into this — for instance, posting every annual financial report of every government and every contract the state agrees to.

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