“Amidst the recent reports of a separation agreement between the former DHHS Director Robert Gordon and Governor’s administration that included over $155,000 and a confidentiality agreement, I am publicly inviting Gordon to testify in the House Oversight Committee on the details of the resignation and any other issues that arose during his time with DHHS,” Representative Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) stated.
“It is extremely troubling that our state government has become one of the least transparent in the country. Specifically, I have reached out to the DHHS on multiple occasions to receive data that the department claimed was incredibly accurate, yet never received it. I believe Robert Gordon’s testimony is vital to discovering the truth behind his abrupt resignation and the recent lack of transparency from the DHHS.”
State Rep. Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) has formally requested that Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office provide an AG opinion on the Constitutionality of MCL 389.121(d).
House Oversight Committee Chairman Johnson talks about a 31-bill package pending before the committee designed to hold state government more accountable to Michigan citizens when using emergency powers. Rep. Johnson says the plan could be moved out of committee to the full House this week.
House Oversight Committee Chair Steve Johnson (R-Wayland) today voted to advance a multi-bill package that allows the Legislature to have greater oversight over emergency powers that are used by the executive branch. Johnson, who has sponsored legislation within the plan, said the measures set reasonable timeframes, ensure transparency, deliver greater accountability and clarify law to […]
Rep. Johnson talks about House Oversight Committee passage this week of his HB 4041, which would allow a Michigan resident to make a state park or state forest campground reservation two weeks prior to out-of-state residents.