The founders of the United States recognized that a free press was central to the concept of liberty. The principles used to develop the Michigan Press Association legislative agenda flow from the understanding of the importance of a free and robust press that is mindful of its responsibilities as a source of information for the people.
Last Updated: April, 2013
The Michigan Press Association Legislative Agenda was developed in consultation with the Board of Directors of MPA, the Public Policy Committee and the input of the 320 newspaper members. The issues identified here represent the principal focus for the interaction of the MPA with the Michigan Legislature.
For more information please contact: Mike MacLaren, Executive Director or Lisa McGraw, Public Affairs Manager