Pacific Legal Foundation recently agreed to represent a local government agency, the Marquette County Road Commission, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It may seem strange for PLF to represent a government – don’t we usually sue the government? – but in this case we have good reason.
Why would we take up a local government’s legal battle? We would do so when that local government has a good, common-sense plan that overreaching bureaucrats in D.C. have arbitrarily blocked. Here, we have signed on to the Road Commission’s fight with the Environmental Protection Agency about the Commission’s intent to build a 21-mile road that will safeguard the community, protect the environment, and make the lives of those who live in this community of Yoopers better. I could tell you about it but I’d rather let the Michigan media do that for me.
The local ABC affiliate shared the story on its newscast last night:
And NBC also made sure to share Pacific Legal Foundation’s involvement in the case on its newscast, as well.
I will appear on Lansing’s Morning Wake Up with Dave Akerly radio show Thursday morning to talk more about the case. You can listen to that broadcast live on 1320 WILS-am at this link. But you’ll need to wake up early: the show scheduled me for 7:20 a.m. Eastern.
It’s never too early in the morning to talk about our fight for liberty in the courts. Hope you listen in.