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Limits on Political Statements by Public Bodies State Law Penalizes Government Speech that Rises to the Level of Electioneering

Public Corporation Law Quarterly, Michigan Bar, No. 3, p. 8, Fall 2008

4 Pages Posted: 21 Feb 2009  

Jason C. Miller

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Date Written: Fall 2008

Abstract

The Michigan Campaign Finance Act (section 257) limits what local government and school districts may say about election-related matters. This paper examines the regulation of government speech in Michigan as well as the important exceptions.

Keywords: Michigan campaign finance, government speech, local government, electioneering

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Miller, Jason C., Limits on Political Statements by Public Bodies State Law Penalizes Government Speech that Rises to the Level of Electioneering (Fall 2008). Public Corporation Law Quarterly, Michigan Bar, No. 3, p. 8, Fall 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1326217

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