Group files with Court of Appeals over emergency manager ballot issue

The group Stand Up for Democracy filed a writ of mandamus yesterday at the Michigan Court of Appeals, in hopes that the Court will force the Michigan Secretary of State place the repeal of Michigan’s emergency financial manager law on the November ballot.

The coalition opposing the law says that it threatens democracy and local rights. However, proponents of the law say that it’s necessary to save struggling cities from bankruptcy.

The Detroit Free Press has the full story here.

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