DETROIT
07/23/2013 03:56 pm ET Updated Sep 22, 2013

Court Of Appeals Halts Order To Withdraw Detroit Bankruptcy Petition

AP

Lansing -- The Michigan Court of Appeals on Tuesday granted Attorney General Bill Schuette's request to halt an Ingham County judge's order that Detroit's bankruptcy petition be withdrawn.

Last Friday, Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina issued a temporary injunction against Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and Gov. Rick Snyder and ruled the bankruptcy filing violated the state constitution because it could impair constitutionally protected pension benefits for 10,000 city workers and 20,000 retirees.

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