Censure or Expulsion? What Might Be Next for Reps. Courser, Gamrat

Special committee considers punishment for lawmakers in alleged cover-up.

A special Michigan House committee is considering punishment for two lawmakers accused of using taxpayer resources to cover up their extramarital affair. Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat could be censured or expelled from the Legislature. Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta updated WDET’s Pat Batcheller on the committee’s hearings, which have taken some of the focus in Lansing away from road funding. Click on the audio player to hear the conversation.

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  • Pat Batcheller
    Pat Batcheller is a host and Senior News Editor for 101.9 WDET, presenting local news, traffic and weather updates during Morning Edition. He is an amateur musician.