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    Chronicle poll reveals many Detroiters support EFM

    Who supports an EFM in Detroit? Judging the recent public protests and media reports, one might assume that no one does. Several familiar faces have come out against Snyder’s decision to appoint an emergency manager. Civil rights titans like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton recently expressed their disapproval, and the buck…

    Detroit residents protest emergency financial manager law

    Is an emergency financial manager an attack on voting rights?That is exactly what some Detroiters believe.Just one day after Mayor Dave Bing stated an EFM is all but a done deal, protesters took to the streets to call on the Justice Department to intervene.City residents rallied in front of 211 W. Fort Street, where the offices of federal…

    Governor Rick Snyder to Address Detroit Finances

    With less than thirty days left to decide on whether or not Detroit will have an emergency manager, Governor Rick Snyder is set to address the media in an afternoon round table to discuss the city’s finances. Snyder is not expected to make the official announcement, but rather will offer an update on where things currently…