Thoughts on the EFM law

Bill Rogers has labeled local governments as “irresponsible” one too many times. Sorry Bill, no matter what the “spinmeisters” have told you, it’s not the locals fault. (Press and Argus, 11/09/12) The EFM Law is a direct means to deflect responsibility for local unit financial distress from the source of the problem, the state legislature. […]

Pontiac, MI Citizens Join Civil Suit Against Emergency Financial Managers

Press conferences were held on June 22, 2011 at the city hall steps in over two dozen cities across the state of Michigan including Lansing, Benton Harbor, Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, and Pontiac to announce that a civil suit has been filed against the State of Michigan and the Emergency Financial Manager Law Public Act 4. […]