Rick Snyder

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.
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.
6:38 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Snyder offers some clues of what he wants in Emergency Manager for Detroit

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Governor not naming candidates while Detroit considers whether to appeal finding that Detroit is in "financial emergency."
Detroit - Gov. Rick Snyder hasn't yet revealed his pick for Detroit emergency manager, but he's offering some clues into what he's looking for as speculation mounts over who might assume the unprecedented role.
12:33 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Governor Snyder says Detroit is in "financial emergency" plans to name Emergency Manager

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Detroit City Council members say appointing an emergency manager is "premature."
Detroit - Governor Rick Snyder announced Friday declared Detroit in a state of financial emergency, paving the way for an emergency manager to be appointed to run Michigan's largest city. "I believe it's appropriate to declare the city of Detroit in financial emergency based on the review team report," Snyder said during a town hall meeting today.
Health Care challenges
8:27 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Bridge Magazine looks at health care in Michigan

Borgess Hospital - file photo

Bridge Magazine has a look at several health care related issues. That includes the loss of employer-sponsored coverage for over one-million state residents in the span of a decade. Bridge Correspondent Rick Haglund spoke with WMUK's Gordon Evans about what the loss of job-related coverage means in the state. 

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