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Governor Snyder Declares Financial Emergency in Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder today declared a financial emergency in Detroit, the climax of the fiscal crisis that has engulfed Detroit.

Snyder speaking during a live broadcast town hall meeting on the campus of Wayne State University said it is time for people to come together and get the city from its current economic malaise.

Snyder said he already

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Governor Snyder expected to make emergency financial manager decision on Friday

Will Detroit get an emergency financial manager?

That question might be answered sooner than previously expected.

Mayor Dave Bing has announced that Governor Rick Snyder will come to Detroit on Friday, Mar. 1 to respond to the city's current financial situation.

It is expected that Snyder will reveal whether or not

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroiters take to Twitter to suggest their dream emergency financial managers

As the possibility of an emergency financial manager looms over the city, Detroiters have taken to social media to suggest potential candidates.

Lately, the Twitter world has been a buzz with residents throwing out the names of individuals they only wish would be sent to take over the local government.

Some of the

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit