Mark Hackel

Nessel charges Democratic Macomb Co. Prosecutor Eric Smith with embezzlement

BY: - March 24, 2020

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith, former County Treasurer and state Rep. Derek Miller (D-Warren) and two others have been charged with a number of felony crimes including embezzlement, misconduct in office and conducting a criminal enterprise. Investigators estimate the total amount of money embezzled related to these crimes since 2012 is around $600,000.  Democratic Attorney […]

Lucido couldn’t hold a coffee hour at a hospital. He wants a bill to ensure that won’t happen again. 

BY: - February 7, 2020

State Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) said he was told by a hospital that he could not host a coffee hour earlier in January, and he wasn’t happy about it.  On Thursday, he made his case on legislation to the Senate Local Government Committee that he said would bar county-owned facilities from denying lawmakers from […]