Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced today that he had determined the City of Detroit is in a state of financial emergency and that he will appoint an emergency financial manager to run Michigan’s largest municipality. Gov. Snyder made the announcement in a special program at Wayne State University Friday.
Gov. Snyder also said Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and the Detroit City Council have 10 days to appeal the decision.
The presentation and discussion was hosted by the MiWeek team – Christy McDonald, Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson.
Detroit Public Television aired the entire address live on our main channel, Channel 56. DPTV also made it available on the web at: http://www.dptv.org/gov.
MiWeek will air a longer one-on-one interview with the Governor tonight at 7:30 on MiWeek.org.
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