Detroit Emergency Manager

7:44 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Protests expected as Emergency Manager begins work in Detroit

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Monday is first day on job as emergency manager for Kevyn Orr
DETROIT -Rev. Jesse Jackson on Friday called for mass protests in response to Gov. Rick Snyder's appointment of Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, and it appears he may get his wish. Rev. Charles Williams II, pastor of King Solomon Baptist church and the Michigan leader of Al Sharpton's National Action Network, said 657 people, according to the sign-in sheet, attended a emergency manager mobilization meeting at his church Saturday.
4:33 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Emergency Financial Manager officially appointed for Detroit

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Kevyn Orr will be paid $275,000, will start March 25th.
Lansing - Michigan's emergency loan board approved Kevyn Orr as Detroit's emergency manager after a 15-minute videoconference question-and-answer session with the Washington D.C. attorney from the board meeting room in the state Treasury building. The three-member board consists of State Treasurer Andy Dillon, Budget Director John Nixon and Steve Arwood, director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
6:44 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Snyder's top pick for Detroit Emergency Manager is a financial turnaround specialist

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Governor Snyder's spokeswoman won't confirm that Kevyn Orr is in line to be name manager of Michigan's largest city
Kevyn Orr, a partner in the prestigious Jones Day law firm of Washington, D.C., is Gov. Rick Snyder's leading choice to become Detroit's emergency financial manager, assuming Snyder decides to go forward with proposing an EFM after today's hearing on the Detroit City Council's appeal in Lansing.