Emergency Manager Law

Dispute Over Emergency Managers Hits Supreme Court

A group that supports Michigan’s emergency manager law is asking the state Supreme Court to keep a referendum off the ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012

A prayer vigil is held at the Michigan Court of Appeals Detroit offices. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Groups Want Emergency Manager Petitions Certified

Opponents of Michigan’s emergency manager law held hands in prayer outside the offices of the Court of Appeals in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2012

City Council Picks 2 For Financial Advisory Board

The president of an investment firm and the chief financial officer of a retiree benefits trust have been named to Detroit’s 9-member financial advisory board.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

Emergency Manager Foes Win Key Step At Court

A referendum hoping to overturn Michigan’s emergency manager law is headed to the fall ballot — unless the state supreme court steps in to put a stop to it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

Challenge To Emergency Manager Law Still Unsettled

The Michigan appeals court says a challenge to the state’s emergency manager law should be placed on the fall ballot, but it is suspending the decision and wants more judges to take a look.


Court: Review Teams Not Subject To Open Meetings Act

The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled that state-appointed teams that reviewed the finances of Detroit and Flint weren’t subject to the Open Meetings Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Ruling On Emergency Manager Repeal Petitions Expected Soon

Judges on the State Appeals Court say they will rule as soon as possible after hearing arguments on petitions intended to put Michigan’s emergency manager law on the November ballot.


Emergency Manager Protest Targets Flint City Hall

Michigan’s Emergency Manager law is once again under fire as protesters flock to Flint’s city hall where a pastor was arrested four days ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2012

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Local People Debate Emergency Manager Issue

“I’m mad, I can’t believe that the Board of Canvassers would not let the people decide if they want emergency dictators in Michigan,” Bullock said.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–04/27/2012

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Emergency Manager Opponents Get Enough Signatures For Ballot Initiative

Elections staff say the Stand Up for Democracy coalition collected 203,238 valid voter signatures, about 40,000 more than needed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012