Michigan emergency manager law

6:19 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Benton Harbor City Commissioners fail to pass resolution to limit departing Emergency Manager

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Joseph Harris' time as city's emergency manager is winding down. Tony Saunders takes over next month.
BENTON HARBOR - The Benton Harbor City Commission tried to pass a resolution Tuesday to ask the state to limit spending by the city's emergency financial manager until a new EFM arrives, but the resolution failed in a tie vote.
7:39 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Benton Harbor City Commissioners prepare for new Emergency Manager

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Proposals include city income tax, restructuring city charter
BENTON HARBOR - City commissioners are studying a priorities list they'd like to discuss with the new emergency financial manager slated to arrive in a few weeks.
7:53 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Lawmakers pass flurry of legislation in marathon session

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State House and Senate did not adjourn until 4:30a.m.
Lansing - Michigan's 96th Legislature ended its term with a marathon bill passing spree that stretched into early Friday and sent Gov. Rick Snyder dozens of measures, including a new emergency manager law, a long-awaited Detroit lighting authority bill, abortion clinic restrictions, recall reforms and tax breaks for businesses.