Gun group sues Michigan State Police to see how CPL fees are spent

Gun group sues Michigan State Police to see how CPL fees are spent

A lawsuit seeks to find obtain more details about CPL fees. (MLive.com file photo | Nick Tremmel) LANSING, MI — Michigan Open Carry is taking the Michigan State Police to court, arguing the agency should be required to disclose details about how revenue from Concealed Pistol License fees paid to the state is spent. The case comes after Michigan Open Carry, a nonprofit group of gun owners and advocates, sent a Freedom of Information Act request for information about what the state police is spending Concealed Pistol License fee revenue on. The MSP responded by referring to a public document that lists the total amount spent, according to Michigan Open Carry President Tom Lambert. "We noticed that they were not reporting a ‘list of expenditures,’ as the law dictates, but rather only a small list of general categories. Further, over 75 percent of their reported expenses (nearly $6 million) […]

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