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Emergency Manager Law

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Michigan Emergency Manager Law Defended In Court

“The only color we’re dealing with here is green – it’s cash,” Assistant AG Michael Murphy told a judge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2014

The line to buy paczki on Fat Tuesday wraps around the building at New Palace Bakery in Hamtramck. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Review Team Says Hamtramck In Financial Emergency

It’s a step that could lead to Gov. Rick Snyder appointing a manager to take over the reins of government in the Detroit enclave.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr, right, and Gov. Rick Snyder talk to Vickie Thomas (credit: WWJ)

Emergency Manager Files Report On Detroit Finances

Emergency manager Kevyn Orr has formally filed his first report on Detroit’s finances with the state Treasurer’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

State Removes Ecorse From Financial Emergency List

State officials have removed Ecorse from a list of Michigan cities operating under financial emergencies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

Detroit EM Kevyn Orr, left, talks to reports on his first day at work in Detroit. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit EM Orr Has 2 Weeks Left To Prepare Plan

May 9 is the deadline for Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to submit his turnaround plan to the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013

Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr, right, and Gov. Rick Snyder talk to Vickie Thomas (credit: WWJ)

Suit To Halt Detroit Manager Appointment Dismissed

Attorney Andrew Paterson said the lawsuit became “moot” when a judge refused last month to hold a hearing before Orr’s hiring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2013

Emergency Manager Protest Jams Up Traffic On I-75

For more than an hour Friday morning, a section of southbound I-75 looked pretty much like a parking lot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2013

Opponents Of Mich.’s New Emergency Manager Law Sue

A lawsuit filed Thursday wants to stop Michigan’s new emergency manager law, claiming it is unconstitutional and violates the federal Voting Rights Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Detroit Emergency Financial Manager Kevyn Orr. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Emergency Financial Manager Officially On The Job In Detroit

Bankruptcy attorney Kevyn Orr is ready to roll up his sleeves and get to work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr, left, talks to reports on his first day at work in Detroit. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Orr Begins Work As Detroit’s Emergency Manager

Bankruptcy attorney and turnaround specialist Kevyn Orr arrived downtown Detroit this morning for his first day on the job as emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

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