There has been a guessing game playing out as to who the EFM might be — which is where Romney’s name surfaced as some national pundits raised it in recent days for the job.
Community activist Robert Davis believes the appointment of an emergency financial manager for Detroit would be illegal and Monday he plans on asking the Detroit City Council to review his finding and examine the possibility of a lawsuit.
One Detroit mayoral candidate says the state is exaggerating the figures in Detroit’s finances as an excuse to appoint an Emergency Financial Manager in the city.
In his 4th State of the City address, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said Wednesday night that despite the city’s money problems, progress is being made.
DPS Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts made the announcement Tuesday, saying Ross left the district to focus on the turnaround of urban high schools outside DPS.
The board endorsed state Treasurer Andy Dillon’s move to begin a 30-day review of the need for an emergency financial manager.
The greatest hurdle for groups opposing Michigan’s year-old emergency manager law might be persuading voters to repeal the legislation designed to right financially troubled cities, not a ruling by the state Supreme Court on whether the measure should be on the November ballot.
Michael Brown now says deals on a 2013 budget and a deficit-elimination plan might be reached later this month.
As the fight to save the City of Detroit continues, during a charged Detroit financial review meeting Rev. Malik Shabazz’s said he would “burn down the city of Detroit before letting the state take over” and that it’s […]
An emergency manager would have the power to dismiss the mayor and City Council and redo union contracts.