Michigan: Proposed amendment to state constitution would allow voter referendum on any law

Fri, Feb 15 2013

A Ferndale man says he will lead an effort to amend the state’s constitution to strengthen the ability of citizens to use the ballot to repeal objectionable laws.

Bill Lucas, founder of Voters for Fair Use of Ballot Referendum, said his proposed change would allow Michigan voters to use a referendum to repeal any state law, even one with an appropriation attached.

The Board of State Canvassers is to consider the group’s proposed ballot petition at a meeting in Lansing Friday.

Read more at the: Detroit Free Press