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Michigan’s Emergency Manager is still on the books, it could very well remain there without any major changes. But Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says it could be long time before another emergency manager is appointed. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Flint could name its own experts to oversee the response to the city’s drinking water crisis under a bill just sent to the state Senate floor. 


(MPRN-Undated) A federal appeals court has upheld Michigan’s emergency manager law. As part of the decision, a panel of judges held there is no fundamental right to vote for local government officials. 

Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
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(MPRN-Holland) Governor Rick Snyder has signed the state budget for the coming fiscal year. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A group challenging Michigan’s emergency manager law is asking a federal appeals court in Cincinnati to order a trial in the case.