About TMCG

Taxpayers for Michigan Constitutional Government is a non-profit, tax exempt Michigan organization founded by  Wayne State Law Professor John Mogk and Eastpointe City Manager Steve Duchane to unite taxpayers, municipal leaders, educators and lawyers to bring action against the State of Michigan for violating the minimum annual revenue sharing payments to local governments required by the state constitution.



Board of Directors and Officers

President and Attorney John Mogk 


John Mogk is a professor at Wayne State University Law School and serves as TMCG president and legal counsel. His full bio can be found here.







Attorney John Philo

John Philo is the executive and legal director of the Maurice and Jane Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice. 

Treasurer Steve Duchane


Steve Duchane is government executive consultant and an associate professor. His full bio can be found here.







Attorney Tracy Peters

Tracy Peters is an attorney and advocate who specializes in state and federal education law.

Secretary Randy Blum


Randy Blum is the finance director for the City of Eastpointe.








Attorney Robert Sedler

Robert Sedler is a constitutional law and legal conflict professor at Wayne State University School of Law.