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Appeals Court Okays Closed Meetings For Financial Review Boards

Posted 05.22.2012 | Detroit

The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled that Detroit and Flint's state-appointed financial review teams were not subject to the state's Open Meetings ...

More Corruption Charges For Activist Who Challenged Financial Review Team Proceedings

Posted 05.21.2012 | Detroit

The U.S. Attorney's Office is preparing more charges against a Highland Park school board member indicted last month in a corruption case, according t...

Review Team Declares Severe Financial Emergency

AP | COREY WILLIAMS and TIM MARTIN | Posted 03.22.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A review team appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to examine Detroit's troubled finances determined Wednesday that a "severe financial emergency"...

Court Cases Bring Big Setbacks For Emergency Manager Law

AP | TIM MARTIN | Posted 03.21.2012 | Detroit

LANSING, Mich. -- A Michigan judge on Tuesday restored power to Flint's mayor and City Council, the latest legal setback for Gov. Rick Snyder and a st...

Judge FURIOUS Over Detroit Review Team's Private Meetings

Posted 03.02.2012 | Detroit

Ingham County Circuit Court Judge William Collette is not going to let the state-appointed team examining Detroit's finances get away with meeting in ...

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Financial Review Team Subcommittee Wiggles Out Of Public Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 02.28.2012 | Detroit

The state-appointed review team charged with examining Detroit's finances seems poised to keep most of its business behind closed doors, despite a rec...

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 ...

NO MORE CLOSED DOORS: Judge Rules Emergency Manager Reviews Must Be Public

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 02.06.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: Feb. 6 -- The Detroit News reported Ingham County Circuit Judge denied issuing an opinion on Feb. 2 ordering Detroit's Emergency Manager Revie...