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Emergency Manager Detroit

Michigan's Takeover of Detroit Exposes Strains Over Control

stateline | Stephen C. Fehr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Kevyn Orr Made Some HUGE Changes Yesterday

AP | DAVID N. GOODMAN | Posted 06.28.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Detroit's emergency manager took a series of decisive steps Thursday, telling unions he's canceling their contracts, ousting City Council P...

David Sands

How Effective Is Protest? These Detroiters Offer Another Alternative

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 04.03.2013 | Detroit

The struggle around Detroit's new emergency manager (EM) is raising the stakes on a discussion that has been taking place in Detroit for some time: ho...

Al Sharpton Announces Lawsuit Challenging EM Law

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.28.2013 | Detroit

As Michigan's new emergency manager and right-to-work laws both kicked in on March 28, Detroit protesters took to the streets to voice their oppositio...

Ashley Woods

Governor Makes Decision On Detroit Takeover

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.14.2013 | Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder will appoint an emergency financial manager to take over control of Michigan’s largest city, he said Thursday in Detroit. The annou...

Is This Snyder's Top Pick For Detroit's New EFM?

Detroit Free Press | Posted 05.12.2013 | Detroit

Kevyn Orr, a partner in the prestigious Jones Day law firm of Washington, D.C., is Gov. Rick Snyder's leading choice to become Detroit's emergency fin...

Ashley Woods

Mitt Romney For Detroit's Emergency Manager?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.04.2013 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is on the hunt for an emergency manager to turn around Detroit's financial crisis after declaring the city in a state of fin...

Who Would Want To Be EM?

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 03.03.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- It appears the appointment of an emergency manager to take over Detroit's failing finances is all but a done deal. But one question remains...

Michigan Governor Declares State Of 'Financial Emergency' In Detroit

Posted 03.02.2013 | Detroit

Detroit is in a state of financial emergency, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) said Friday. "There's probably no city that's more financially challeng...

LIVE UPDATES: More On Snyder's 'Financial Emergency' Announcement

Posted 03.02.2013 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) will make an announcement about the future of Detroit at noon on Friday. It's widely thought that he will agree with...

Mayor: Decision On Detroit Takeover Expected From State

Posted 02.28.2013 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) will make an announcement about the future of Detroit at noon on Friday, according to Mayor Dave Bing. The decision ...

City Official: Review Team Will Recommend Emergency Manager For Detroit

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT, Feb 19 (Reuters) - A review team appointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to scour Detroit's finances will recommend an emergency financi...

'Magician' Needed For Emergency Manager Job: Restructuring Firm Head

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2013 | Detroit

(Corrects identity of Jase Bolger's spokesman to Ari Adler from Virgil Smith in 18th paragraph) By Steve Neavling and Tom Hals ...