Tag Archives: Benton Harbor

Flint’s emergency manager targets labor

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Flint’s emergency manager targets labor Flint, Mich.—In November, Flint was placed under the control of an emergency manager for the second time. This time is different, because under a law passed … Continue reading

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Vetoing city elections: Benton Harbor and Michigan’s “emergency financial manager law”

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Vetoing city elections Flint, Mich.– Michigan has a new emergency financial manager law that threatens the very existence of local governments and of collective bargaining agreements. This law, effective March … Continue reading

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