Governor Rick Snyder gives deposition in lawsuit over Detroit bankruptcy

8:25 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Governor Rick Snyder gives deposition in lawsuit over Detroit bankruptcy

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Governor calls authorizing bankruptcy "a difficult, but necessary decision"
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder is to be questioned under oath for three hours in the Detroit bankruptcy case this morning in what experts say is likely a historical first. Bankruptcy experts say they know of no other case in which a state governor has testified in a Chapter 9 bankruptcy and it's not even the norm for city mayors to be deposed.