emergency financial manager

6:52 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Report Points Benton Harbor Schools in Direction of Emergency Financial Manager

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Governor could appoint a review team to determine if there is a financial emergency
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
LANSING, MI -- Despite borrowing $2 million from the state as recently as December, Benton Harbor Area Schools is continuing on a downward financial spiral and may not be able to pay its bills in May, according to new report by Michigan Superintendent of Schools Michael Flanagan.
6:46 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Benton Harbor Could Return to Local Control Soon

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An Emergency Financial Manager for Benton Harbor was appointed in 2010
BENTON HARBOR - Between now and next week, Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to announce the members of the Benton Harbor Transition Advisory Board, Mayor James Hightower announced.
1:44 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Michigan's emergency manager law challenged

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The lawsuit is just the first of several legal challenges planned. The state's new EFM law takes effect Thursday.
Detroit - Opponents of Michigan's new emergency manager law, which goes into effect today, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Detroit on Wednesday, saying the legislation deprives citizens of "constitutionally protected rights" and dilutes their vote. A news conference has been set for 10:30 a.m.
3:21 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Detroit plans appeal against emergency financial manager

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The city of Detroit is preparing its appeal to prevent an emergency financial manager from running the city. Governor Rick Snyder announced on Friday that the city is in a state of financial emergency, and that he plans to appoint an emergency financial manager to solve the city’s problems.
Detroit - Residents and others from communities under emergency management turned up at Tuesday's City Council meeting, urging leaders to wage a legal battle against a state takeover. "This is a dark time for us," said Detroit resident Lillian Scott Jr. "It's time for you all to stand together and take this to court.