Friday, April 14, 2017
Michigan: State Senator facing recall effort after conspiracy charges filed
Senator Bert Johnson (D), who was indicted by a federal jury over hiring a ghost employee and paying her $23,134, which was allegedly done to pay off a personal loan. The employee pled guilty in another case. Robert Davis, who has filed numerous recall petitions against Governor Rick Snyder and was sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzlement in December 2014, started the recall effort. Petitioners need 14,474 signatures.