Michigan's emergency manager law challenged

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.