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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Michigan Residents Fight Back

June 22nd, 2011

Remember that "Emergency Manager" law up in Michigan?

From the NY Times:
"More than two dozen residents of Michigan filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against top officials in the state contending that a new law broadly expanding the powers of emergency managers in the most financially troubled cities violates Michigan’s Constitution.

The lawsuit, filed in Ingham County Circuit Court, contends that the law approved by Michigan lawmakers this year improperly allows the state to place new costs on municipalities without paying for them and, in essence, bars local residents from picking their own elected representatives."

I hate to resort to cliche, but taxation without representation is what again?

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