Emergency Manager Law

Lawsuit: Michigan Emergency Manager Law Is ‘Dead’

A lawsuit filed against the state by civil rights lawyers claims Michigan’s emergency manager law is dead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

Flint Council Members Sue Over Emergency Manager

Members of the Flint City Council are suing the state-appointed emergency financial manager for the cash-strapped city, seeking to block his actions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2012

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Ruling Splits Control Of Detroit Schools Pending EM Vote

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2012

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Flint Takes Steps To Fight New Emergency Manager

Flint is taking steps to fight the appointment of a new emergency manager, with City Council claiming the city’s financial standing has improved.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012


State Board Certifies Emergency Manager Referendum

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.


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State Board To Meet On Emergency Manager Vote

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012


Michigan Voters Get Say On Emergency Manager Law

The Michigan Supreme Court says a referendum on the state’s emergency manager law will appear on the November ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2012

NAACP: Emergency Manager Repeal Belongs On 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2012

State Supreme Court Tackles Emergency Manager Issue

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2012

Court To Hear Arguments On Emergency Manager Law

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2012