A Group Of Michigan Lawmakers Used Coronavirus Relief Funds For $65,000 In Bonuses

Posted by on July 26, 2021 6:10 pm
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A protester holds an American flag on the lawn of the Michigan Capitol on April 30, 2020. Lawmakers in Shiawassee County are vowing to return $65,000 in bonuses they gave themselves using federal coronavirus relief funds.

After public criticism and a determination from the county’s top prosecutor that the payments to elected officials were illegal, the commissioners vowed to return their hazard payments.

(Image credit: Paul Sancya/AP)

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