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Gov. Rick Snyder (left) and Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr talk to Vickie Thomas (credit: WWJ)

Lawsuit: Emails Show Detroit EM Recruited Before Financial Emergency Declared

One of the emails specifically states its being sent from a private account “to stay below the radar for a few weeks on Detroit planning.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

Lawsuit And Civil Protest Planned Over Right-To-Work Legislation

A union activist and Highland Park school board member has filed a lawsuit against right-to-work legislation, claiming violation of the Open Meetings Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2012

Detroit City Council (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis, File)

Meeting To Discuss Detroit Contract Dispute Delayed

The Detroit City Council has adjourned a special meeting that the mayor requested to reconsider a contract with law firm Miller Canfield over concerns about possible violations of the Open Meetings Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

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

Hecklers disrupt a previous financial review team meeting (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Protesters Disrupt Financial Review Team Meeting

More than 50 protesters disrupted a financial review team meeting as they worked to decide if an emergency manager should be named to run Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

Battle In Courts Over Emergency Manager Law

The Michigan Court of Appeals will decide if a lower court’s ruling that the Detroit review team violated the state’s Open Meetings Act should stand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

Judge Rules Review Team Meetings Must Be Public

An Ingham County judge has ruled that the state-appointed team reviewing the City of Detroit’s finances should be subject to Michigan’s Open Meetings Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

Hearing Today To Examine Review Team Meetings

A hearing on whether a temporary restraining order should be issued regarding the Highland Park and City of Detroit Review Teams has been set for 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Ingham County Circuit Court

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

Should Review Team Meetings Be Public?

An Ingham County judge has ordered a hearing next week into whether the state’s financial review team is violating the Open Meetings Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012


Suit Seeks To Stop Team Reviewing Detroit Finances

A judge is expected to decide Thursday on a request to stop the meetings of the state-appointed team reviewing Detroit’s finances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012