Job Security For Michigan Emergency Managers
Michigan’s emergency manager law is staying strong. On Monday, the Associated Press reports that an appeals court rejected a challenge to Michigan’s emergency law, saying Gov. Snyder’s remedy for distressed communities doesn’t violate the constitutional rights of residents. Under the law, emergency managers are afforded exceptional power to run local governments and school districts. At the same time, elected officials are typically pushed aside for 18 months or more while finances are fixed.