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Conflict of interest much? As I have been reporting on ( HERE and HERE ), the effort to repeal Public Act 4 -- Michigan's Emergency ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 05:16 AM PDT with 213 Recommends
FONT SIZE???! In a clear act of desperation, a group opposing the repeal of Public Act 4 -- Michigan's Emergency Manager law -- are challenging the petitions because they say the font size is too ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 69 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 06:17 PM PDT with 126 Recommends
I intend to publish an update of the month's dubious governmental activity on the 8th of each month. For the period 3/8/12 to 4/8/12, the group has republished 39 diaries (more than one a day! LOTS ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Apr 08, 2012 at 05:43 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is unreal. The Michigan House Dems are having to sue the Republicans because the Repubs are acting like they have a supermajority and not allowing the Dems to even vote. And all the things they ...
by TBug
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 10:15 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Public Act 4 no longer in play in Detroit Detroit's financial review team was given the okay to meet yesterday morning by the Michigan Court of Appeals, clearing the way for them to vote to approve ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 09:25 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
There goes another one, just like the other one... As I wrote about in January , the Indiana Senate decisively passed an Emergency Manager bill similar to but different than Michigan's Emergency ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 09:59 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Yeeouch. That'll leave a mark. One of my newest heroes these days, Ingham Country Judge William Collette , has had just about enough of Governor Sndyer's Detroit Emergency Manager review team. As I ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 05:07 PM PST with 323 Recommends
The never-ending story... Muskegon Heights EM review team still hasn't me - 3 weeks later MLive reports that the financial review team for Muskegon Heights schools still hasn't met three weeks ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 23, 2012 at 05:10 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Michigan's Emergency Managers in the national spotlight In the current issue The Nation magazine, I have a piece titled "The Scandal of Michigan's ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 09:10 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Back in January, I wrote about Benton Harbor Emergency Manager Joe Harris closing down the radio ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 76 comments on Thu Feb 09, 2012 at 05:26 AM PST with 99 Recommends
The GOP finally finds a good tax: on the poor As bad as things are right now in Michigan, they are about to get so much worse that I fear there is a genuine risk of the types of riots ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 127 comments on Fri Feb 03, 2012 at 05:08 AM PST with 388 Recommends
It just goes on and on and on again... Decision to close Highland Park school not made by Emergency Manager Jack Martin Contrary to what some outlets have reported,
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 09:48 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Look out, Indiana! It's comin' right for ya! A couple of weeks ago, I told you about Indiana's ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 06:04 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Lotsa Emergency Manager tidbits to report today. Highland Park schools Emergency Manager takes the reins As ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 12:47 PM PST with 10 Recommends
This past year, the Emergency Manager of Pontiac at the time, Michael Stampfler signed a five-year contract with United Water to run their water and ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 05:10 AM PST with 136 Recommends
I have been wondering how long it would take for a state other than Michigan to pursue an Emergency Manager law. The wait is over. This week, a Republican-sponsored bill allowing the imposition of ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 09:07 AM PST with 135 Recommends
No earth-shattering news about Michigan's on-going Emergency Manager Emergency, but there are some tidbits worth noting. When you put them altogether, it's rather painful.
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 06:28 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Yesterday, upwards of 1,500 people marched on the Ann Arbor-area home of Governor Rick Snyder to protest Public Act 4, the Emergency Manager law. In case you missed my liveblog, you can see low-...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 05:15 AM PST with 19 Recommends
This afternoon was an anti-Emergency Manager law march on the home of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. It was an amazing experiencing marching with 1,000+ people from all around the state for civil ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Jan 16, 2012 at 04:36 PM PST with 116 Recommends
This morning, I put up a post talking about a majority white community in Michigan being threatened with takeover by an Emergency Manager. I'm reposting it here along with another story of another ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Jan 13, 2012 at 03:02 PM PST with 24 Recommends