Emergency Manager Law
Members of the Flint City Council are suing the state-appointed emergency financial manager for the cash-strapped city, seeking to block his actions.
The Detroit Board of Education cannot regain control over 15 school transferred to the state, but the elected body does have academic control in the district, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Flint is taking steps to fight the appointment of a new emergency manager, with City Council claiming the city’s financial standing has improved.
The Michigan Board of State Canvassers says a question on whether or not to repeal the emergency manager law will appear on the November ballot.
A state board will meet Wednesday after being directed by the Michigan Supreme Court to put a possible repeal of the emergency manager law on the November ballot.
The Michigan Supreme Court says a referendum on the state’s emergency manager law will appear on the November ballot.
The Detroit branch NAACP, along with local clergy and attorneys for “Stand Up for Democracy” are asking federal officials to force the state to place on November’s ballot a petition that would repeal Michigan’s emergency manager law.
The Michigan Supreme Court has finished hearing oral arguments over whether a ballot petition that would repeal a state law designed to right financially troubled cities should go before voters.
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.
A group that supports Michigan’s emergency manager law is asking the state Supreme Court to keep a referendum off the ballot.