Sain and other Michigan public school retirees who are part of the state pension system were notified this week their names and pension information were released through the Freedom of Information Act request, Department of Technology, Management and Budget spokesperson Caleb Buhs said in an email.
Steven Schupbach, who works for the Illinois nonprofit American Transparency, which tracks government spending, asked for retired public school workers’ first and last names, middle initials, residential zip codes, last employer zip code and monthly payment amount.
Author(s): Carol Thompson
Publication Date: 1 March 2021
Publication Site: Lansing State Journal