Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Michigan emergency manager

  • FLINT, Michigan -- Attorney General Bill Schuette today said petitions filed against Michigans emergency manager act would revert the law to its older, less-powerful version if signatures are certified by elections workers.
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  • LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) - Opponents to Michigans emergency manager law turned over more than 220,000 signatures to the Secretary of States office in Lansing in hopes of ultimately overturning the law.
  • (WXYZ)
  • Organizers of the effort to repeal Michigans controversial emergency manager law say they have collected more than 218,000 signatures from residents who would like to see the issue on the November ballot.
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  • A group seeking repeal of the state's emergency manager law submitted this afternoon what they said were 226,000 petition signatures to force a referendum on the issue in November.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • A group called the Stand Up For Democracy Coalition has collected more than 200,000 signatures in its effort to repeal Michigans emergency manager law.
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  • Sign up to stay up to date on the latest News Politics headlines via email. This piece was originally published by Labor Notes.
  • (AlterNet)
  • People have followed the law and put their faith in our democracy to ensure everyone in Michigan gets a voice on November 6, 2012 LANSING, Mich., Feb.
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  • This past Tuesday, I hosted a forum in Highland Park, Michigan regarding the legal implications of Michigan's Emergency Manager's Law.

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