03/20/2012 01:20 pm ET Updated May 20, 2012

Judge Orders State Not To Enter Into A Consent Agreement With Detroit Before March 29

LANSING -- An Ingham County judge today ordered state officials not to enter into a consent agreement with the city of Detroit before March 29, according to reports from the courtroom.

That's beyond the March 26 deadline Gov. Rick Snyder has set for Detroit's financial review team to report to him on whether the city of Detroit needs a state-appointed emergency manager to correct its fiscal woes.

It's the latest in a series of legal setbacks for Snyder as he attempt to use the tough new emergency manager law he signed, Public Act 4, to address a financial crisis in Detroit.

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