Mayor Mark Meadows has issued a ruling declaring himself the ultimate authority in East Lansing in terms of responses to Freedom of Information Act requests. He's also admitted the City improperly withheld information from ELi.
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The City of East Lansing won't release material that would show in what lawsuits it is engaged. An attorney for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press explains why East Lansing's taxpayers have a right to this information.