Emergency Manager Law

Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins and Councilman James Tate are seen heading into a closed session on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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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