Samantha Zinnes is the Resident Law Fellow for the MSU Extension Center for Local Government Finance and Policy. She graduated from Michigan State University College of Law in 2016. Samantha is an attorney and licensed to practice law in the state of Michigan. In 2012, Samantha graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies, with a focus on ancient Greco-Roman history and culture. Prior to joining the Center’s team, Samantha worked at the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs as well as the Resolution Services Center as a restorative justice facilitator.
Local Government Financial Vulnerability: New Tools for Identifying and Tracking Challenges
Published on December 8, 2020
A closer look at legacy costs and local actions in Michigan in the wake of PA 202
Published on January 1, 2020
Local Governments in Michigan: Current Trends and Future Challenges
Published on December 20, 2018
Michigan's Local Financial Emergency Manager Law: Considering the Alternatives
Published on May 30, 2018
Public safety positions and social security coverage
Published on May 15, 2018
Act 345: A viable tool for your community?
Published on April 12, 2018
Reasons and Risks: Pension Obligation Bonding in Michigan
Published on November 1, 2017
Fire Fighters and Police Officers Retirement Act: What is Act 345 and what does it do?
Published on May 23, 2017