Emergency Manager Law

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

Jesse Jackson (Credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson: Detroit EFM Sets ‘Dangerous Precedent’

The Reverend Jesse Jackson was in Detroit today — arguing against the appointment of an Emergency Financial Manager in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2013

Multiple Legal Challenges Likely Vs. Detroit EFM

The Detroit City Council has dropped out of the fight, but others will challenge the state’s appointment of an emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

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OPINION: Emergency Manager Won’t Work In Detroit, Hasn’t Worked Elsewhere

It could come Friday, when a cadre of officials makes the announcement from Lansing.

CBS Detroit–02/26/2013

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Judge Draws Lines Over Power In Detroit Schools

A judge says the Detroit school board has authority over academic policies, at least for the next five weeks before a new emergency manager law kicks in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder signing legislation. (Credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting, File)

Gov. Snyder Plans To Sign Emergency Manager Bill

Gov. Rick Snyder says he plans to sign a revised emergency manager bill that replaces a similar law rejected last month by voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2012

Michigan State Capital Building (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

State Legislature Approves New Emergency Manager Law

Michigan lawmakers have approve a new emergency manager law, just one month after voters rejected a previous version.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

Michigan House Approves New Emergency Manager Law

The Republican-controlled Michigan House on Wednesday approved a replacement for an emergency manager law struck down by voters in the November election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

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Proposed Emergency Manager Replacement Moves Ahead

A GOP-led state House panel approved a proposed replacement Thursday for an emergency manager law rejected by Michigan voters, despite concerns of critics who argued the process was rushed and the legislation subverts the will of the electorate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012

Emergency Financial Manager Still On The Table For Detroit

Detroit’s budget deficit exceeds $200 million and Michigan treasurer Andy Dillion says the city’s finances are eroding quicker than expected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012