A former criminal prosecutor and civil rights attorney, Dana Nessel was sworn in as Michigan’s 54th Attorney General on January 1, 2019. Her core initiatives have been fashioned in the image of her promise to Michigan’s residents — to give the Department of Attorney General back to the people that it serves.Meet Dana
For the past 18 months, attorneys from this office – in concert with court-appointed mediators, a special master and the plaintiffs’ attorneys – have been hard at work to reach an agreement that would resolve all of the lawsuits against the State related to the Flint Water Crisis.
That hard work has culminated in a $600 million preliminary settlement agreement that puts the needs of Flint’s children first. Additional details will be made available as the parties continue working together in a collaborative effort to provide the best possible resolution for the people of Flint.
As we enter a new decade, we want to do our part across this state to ensure every Michigander is counted in the census. The accuracy of the results will likely impact seniors, students, families, businesses, and communities here in Michigan.
This year, responding to the census will be easier than ever with online, phone and mail submission options.
Educate yourself and those around you on the importance of being counted in census 2020 and watch your mailbox beginning in March 2020 for an invitation to respond.