Detroit, in limbo

So much going on in Detroit, after several weeks of uncertainty about whether the financial review team appointed by the Governor would be able to move forward (punctuated by court orders requiring them to stop secret meetings, and the dismissal and then reinstatement of Flint’s emergency manager). The review team …

Fiscal emergencies in Michigan

In 2010, Governor Snyder of Michigan signed an emergency manager law that has resulted in the takeovers of four Michigan cities and the Detroit Public School District. The state has also taken preliminary steps in the process of declaring fiscal emergency in the city of Detroit. There is an important …