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The New Emergency Financial Manager in Detroit

Detroit is entering new financial territory, with Governor Rick Snyder naming a new “Emergency Financial Manager” for the City, with Attorney Kevyn Orr being named by the Governor. Attorney Orr is a lawyer with the firm of “Jones Day”, and … Continue reading

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Panic in Detroit

The City of Detroit is careening towards a state appointed receiver, with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announcing his intent to make that appointment. Mayor Dave Bing has announced that he will not join the City Council in fighting the process, … Continue reading

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