Michigan Republican Rep. Lisa Lyons, no stranger to hypocrisy, is at it again.
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Lansing has no frame of reference for people like Snyder who show up to get the job done rather than to further the cause of their own political careers.
One thing is certain. Whoever takes Detroit’s EM job deserves our pity. Let’s take a look at a few of the obstacles he or she will face.
Here’s the thing: Detroit financial condition isn’t a figment of the governor’s imagination.
Rev. Charles Williams III says that Gov. Rick Snyder’s decision to appoint an emergency manager for Detroit is like the arrest and crucifixion of Jesus. Seriously?
Medicaid provides health-care services for people who are disabled and/or below the poverty level and is paid for by a combination of state and federal tax dollars.
With Governor’s Snyder’s announcement that an emergency manager is on the way, the time for navel-gazing and re-litigating the past is over. It’s time to finally take strong, even radical, action to fix Detroit. So, what to do now? I do not pretend to have a magic formula. But I think a new mindset is … Continue Reading →
Detroit might be the canary in America’s proverbial coal mine.
What do all these people have in common? They all stand to lose power and influence if Snyder appoints an EM.