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Detroit Free Press: PMPR Attorney Lord Says State UIA System is "Flawed"

Detroit Free Press -- LANSING -- An attorney suing the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency, alleging it has wrongly accused tens of thousands of residents of fraud and unlawfully confiscated tens of millions of dollars in benefits and penalties, says an auditor general's report released last week that was highly critical of the agency supports her claims. In the state's response to the report released April 21, "they're admitting (the state's unemployment insurance system) is flawed in the ways we're claiming it's flawed," Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers attorney Jennifer Lord told the Free Press on Wednesday.  You can read the entire story here.

Midland Daily News -- "Lawsuit Blames State Agencies for Dam Failures"

Mike Pitt, Ted Leopold and Paul Stephen were referenced as plaintiffs' attorneys in a Midland Daily News report on the lawsuit filed June 25 in the Michigan Court of Claims. The coverage notes that the suit's 15 plaintiffs owned property and homes which were damaged or destroyed in the May 19 Midland area flooding caused by the collapse of the Edenville Dam. Read full article here.

Know Your Rights When You Go to Protest in Michigan

Challenging a rule or a law is important. It is through questioning authority that individuals ensure the laws or rules are just. Citizens in the U.S. elect officials to represent their views and opinions by enacting laws that will support and...