Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests 

The Freedom of Information Act 442 of 1976 declares that it shall be the public policy of this state that all persons, except those persons incarcerated in state or local correctional facilities, are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts of those who represent them as public officials and public employees, consistent with this act. The people shall be informed so that they may fully participate in the democratic process. MCL 15.231(1)