James Craig got corporate board gig days before launching campaign for governor

Craig Mauger
The Detroit News

Lansing — Republican James Craig scored a seat on a company's board of directors just days before announcing his campaign for governor, highlighting how little Michigan voters might know about candidates' financial interests.

As he considered vying for the state's top office, Craig announced in May his retirement as Detroit's police chief. His 44-year law enforcement career ended June 1.

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