MI Lawmakers Weigh Takeover Changes

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Detroit News

Dec 7, 1:00 AM

Panel advances new EM bill

Detroit and other financially troubled cities would have the option of electing to declare municipal bankruptcy instead of being run by state-appointed managers under a proposal to replace the emergency manager law voters repealed last month

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Dec 7, 8:54 AM:

Bill to replace voter-repealed emergency manager law moves forward. Detroit and other cities and their school districts impacted. Describes new measure's provisions allowing mediation or bankruptcy and let systems remove appointed official after 1 yr.

 

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