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A Citizen's Guide to State Government
Published by the Michigan Legislature, the intent of the Citizen's Guide is to provide some of the specific information needed to get in touch with the right people at the right time to make your concerns heard. It can be used as a reference tool that will assist you in your efforts to be heard by public officials.
For the People...By the People...How State and Local Governments Operate
For all citizens, (Revised May 2012)
To help citizens understand the organization of state and local government, this booklet gives brief descriptions of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of state government, and describes the functions of county, city, township, and village entities of local government. Additional information is provided about local financing and taxation issues.