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Michigan Public Act 4

The Detroit School Board Is Back.. And The Power Struggle Begins

Posted 08.10.2012 | Detroit

The recent suspension of PA 4, Michigan's emergency manager law, has left confusion in its place. While a referendum on the law is forthcoming, the...

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...

Major Win For Petition Drive To Repeal Emergency Manager Law

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 04.26.2012 | Detroit

It looks like Michigan voters will decide whether or not to keep the state's controversial emergency manager law. The state Bureau of Elections is...

David Sands

Michiganders Demand Repeal Of Hated Law | David Sands | Posted 02.29.2012 | Detroit

After nearly nine months of gathering signatures, members of the coalition Stand Up for Democracy traveled by bus to Michigan's capitol Wednesday to d...

Judge Collette: EM Reviews Must Be Public

Posted 02.06.2012 | Detroit

Judge William Collette ruled Monday afternoon that Detroit's emergency manager review team must open their meetings to the public under Michigan Open ...

Emergency Managers Destroy Democracy

David Alexander Bullock | Posted 03.28.2012 | Detroit
David Alexander Bullock

In a crisis, people look for a hero. We have been trained to believe that our deliverance can only be found in the one man or woman. The trouble with this way of thinking is that it is unrealistic.

We the People of Michigan

Rep. Harvey Santana | Posted 02.14.2012 | Detroit
Rep. Harvey Santana

As an elected representative of the people I am disgusted and ashamed to be in a body which would attempt to spit in the face of our very foundation of government as well as the people of Michigan.