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Michigan Proposal 1

Detroit School Board Acts Fast After PA 4 Is Scrapped

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.14.2012 | Detroit

After Michigan voters repealed a law that allowed the state to appoint emergency managers to financially struggling municipalities and school district...

Voters Overturn Controversial Law

Posted 11.14.2012 | Detroit

In a victory for unions and grassroots organizers, Michigan voters struck down a law that allowed state-appointed emergency managers to renegotiate un...

POLL: Shocking Results On Emergency Manager Law

Detroit News / Detroit Free Press | John Wisely | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit

Michigan's controversial emergency manager law appears to be in trouble with 43% of Michigan voters ready to scrap it in a referendum on Tuesday's bal...

Attorney Behind The EM Law Referendum: We Have A Right To Democracy

The Huffington Post | Ashley C. Woods | Posted 11.01.2012 | Detroit

On Tuesday, Michigan voters will cast a "yay" or "nay" for Proposal 1, upholding or rejecting one of the state's most controversial laws. Public Act ...

Detroit Financial Manager Threatens To Leave If School Funding Proposal Fails

Detroit News / Detroit Free Press | LORI HIGGINS | Posted 01.01.2013 | Education

Roy Roberts, the emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools, says he may leave the job if voters reject Proposal 1, the statewide ballot p...

Ashley Woods

Controversial State Law Could Be Overturned

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

Perhaps no piece of statewide legislation has been more controversial in Michigan than 2011's Public Act 4, which allowed the state to appoint an emer...

A Look At Michigan's 2012 State Ballot Proposals

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.01.2012 | Detroit

This Tuesday, Michigan voters will have an opportunity to decide on six momentous state ballot measures. But what's on the ballot menu, you might ...