06/05/2013 03:16 pm ET Updated Aug 05, 2013

Records: Snyder Pledged To Raise Funds For Orr Performance Bonus | The Detroit News

Lansing -- Gov. Rick Snyder's administration pledged to raise private money to provide Washington, D.C., bankruptcy attorney Kevyn Orr with a "performance" bonus on top of his $275,000 annual salary to be Detroit's emergency manager, according to records disclosed Wednesday.

Emails obtained in a lawsuit related to the emergency manager appointment process indicate Snyder was ready to put Orr to work fixing the city's finances a month before his official appointment.

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