Emergency Manager Law
Will Kevyn Orr Stay Or Go? Detroit City Council Debates Emergency Manager’s Future Behind Closed Doors
Detroit City Council entered a third day of discussions about the future of Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.
“The only color we’re dealing with here is green – it’s cash,” Assistant AG Michael Murphy told a judge.
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.
Emergency manager Kevyn Orr has formally filed his first report on Detroit’s finances with the state Treasurer’s office.
State officials have removed Ecorse from a list of Michigan cities operating under financial emergencies.
May 9 is the deadline for Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to submit his turnaround plan to the state.
Attorney Andrew Paterson said the lawsuit became “moot” when a judge refused last month to hold a hearing before Orr’s hiring.
For more than an hour Friday morning, a section of southbound I-75 looked pretty much like a parking lot.
A lawsuit filed Thursday wants to stop Michigan’s new emergency manager law, claiming it is unconstitutional and violates the federal Voting Rights Act.
Bankruptcy attorney Kevyn Orr is ready to roll up his sleeves and get to work.