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Emergency Manager Repeal

REPEAL APPEAL: Font Size Challenge To Emergency Manager Law Comes To Court

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 05.17.2012 | Detroit

Backers of a petition to let voters approve or repeal Michigan's controversial emergency manager law are making their case before a state appeals cour...

State Canvassers Refuse To Certify Emergency Manager Repeal Over Font Size

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 04.26.2012 | Detroit

This story has been updated. Michigan's Board of Canvassers deadlocked on a vote Thursday and failed to certify more than 200,000 signatures seekin...

The Missing Links That Are Essential to Recovery

Joseph Harris | Posted 05.16.2012 | Detroit
Joseph Harris

To abort Public Act 4, before it has been allowed an opportunity to be assessed, would be unfortunate, not only for the communities it is specifically designed to help, but for other communities that would benefit indirectly.

David Sands

Brandon Jessup Pushes To Move Michigan Forward | David Sands | Posted 03.16.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Brandon Jessup is not shy about sharing his thoughts on Public Act 4, the Michigan law that allows state-appointed emergency managers to ru...

Poll Shows Support For Emergency Manager Law Where You'd Most Expect It

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 02.02.2012 | Detroit

A recent Detroit Free Press/WXYZ poll claims Michigan voters are evenly split when it comes to support for Public Act 4, the state's emergency manager...

Organizers Look For More Signatures On Emergency Manager Repeal Petition

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.18.2012 | Detroit

Organizers collecting signatures in favor of a voter referendum on Public Act 4, Michigan's emergency manager law, have revised a deadline to send pet...

David Sands

Opposition To Emergency Managers Builds, Repeal Petition Nearing Signature Goal | David Sands | Posted 01.13.2012 | Detroit

About 30 citizens ventured out Thursday evening in the drizzling rain to Detroit's Grand Circus Park to march in protest of Michigan's emergency manag...

David Sands

State High Court Considers Need For Speed In Emergency Manager Case | David Sands | Posted 12.14.2011 | Detroit

The Michigan Supreme Court will hear briefs Wednesday for a case challenging the constitutionality of Public Act 4, the state's emergency manager law....