Review teams that recommend whether a city or school district should be taken over by a state-appointed emergency manager don’t have to meet in public.
It’s up to the Michigan Court of Appeals now to determine whether voters will get to approve or reject the state’s emergency manager law.
The campaign to repeal Michigan’s emergency manager law is in court trying to force the state to put the referendum on the November ballot.
It is now up to the Michigan Court of Appeals to decide whether state financial review teams must meet in public.
The state Court of Appeals appears to be next stop for the petition campaign to reverse Michigan’s emergency manager law.
State elections officials say the campaign to reverse Michigan’s emergency manager law appears to have gathered enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
Teachers in Highland Park schools could be asked to work without pay while a standoff between the state and the school board is resolved.
Governor Rick Snyder says he is forced by a court decision to “de-activate” the emergency manager running the Highland Park school district.
An Ingham County judge has ruled that state-appointed review teams looking into the finances of the city if Detroit and the Highland Park school district broke Michigan’s open meetings law.