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  • Bankruptcy's end more clear than Orr's future

    DETROIT (AP) — Kevyn Orr's success in shepherding Detroit through its historic bankruptcy will leave him unemployed, at least temporarily, when and if his task in the Motor City is complete. The turnaround expert who helped Chrysler through its 2009 Chapter 11 restructuring says he has given no...

  • US makes loans available for Michigan flood damage

    DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Small Business Administration says it's making low-interest disaster loans available to home and business owners in Detroit-area counties that suffered massive flooding last month. The Friday announcement followed President Barack Obama issuing a federal disaster...

  • Michigan has stake in settlement with drug company

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan will get about 3 percent of a $56.5 million settlement with a company accused of marketing drugs for uses that weren't approved by regulators. Attorney General Bill Schuette says $1.6 million will go into Michigan's Medicaid program. A settlement...

  • Michigan Chamber endorses three candidates for high court

    LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has announced its endorsement of three candidates for the Michigan Supreme Court. The Michigan Chamber is backing incumbent justices David F. Viviano and Brian K. Zahra and Kent County Circuit Court Judge James Robert Redford,...

  • Mich. AG files class action against propane company

    Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette reached a settlement agreement with Ferrellgas and also filed a separate class action lawsuit against propane retailer AmeriGas on Monday following his office’s ongoing investigation into hundreds of...

  • Michigan loses seniority, but not clout

    No congressional delegation will lose as much seniority and clout next year than Michigan. Of its four members who are retiring, three are chairmen of powerful committees. The fourth is the longest serving current member of Congress.

  • Michigan attorney general sues over propane costs

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan attorney general announced Monday he has filed a lawsuit against a propane seller alleging price-gouging last winter, and also noted the state has reached a more than $100,000 agreement with another propane company following hundreds of consumer complaints...

  • The other candidate in Michigan's Senate race lays low

    Gary Peters is no wallflower, but in the race for Michigan's open Senate seat, he's clearly been overshadowed by his colorful Republican opponent.

  • Christie stumps in three states

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will continue his nationwide tour with stops in Maryland, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

  • Officials' kin on public housing dole

    A Michigan public housing commission is shot through with conflicts of interests, including two top officials with family members benefiting from the federal program, according to a government watchdog.

  • Snyder touts expanded Medicaid in re-election bid

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday touted Michigan's successful Medicaid expansion as part of his re-election bid, saying 63,000 more low-income adults have signed up than projected this year, with 3½ months left. The Republican governor said about 385,000 enrolled between April,...

  • Detroit bankruptcy trial resumes after settlement

    DETROIT (AP) — A judge refused to extend a timeout Monday in Detroit's bankruptcy trial after a deal with a major creditor removed another opponent from the city's plan to exit the largest Chapter 9 case in U.S. history. A bond insurer, Financial Guaranty Insurance, said it needs more time to...

  • Correction: Detroit-Bankruptcy story

    DETROIT (AP) — In a story Sept. 9 about a tentative agreement reached between Detroit and major creditor Syncora in its bankruptcy trial, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Steven Schlein is a spokesman for Syncora. Schlein does public relations for Kirkland & Ellis, a law firm...

  • House OKs bill that would avert $1.1B tax payout

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan would keep an estimated $1.1 billion it is at risk of being forced to refund to out-of-state companies under a bill approved Tuesday by the House, which moved to insulate the state from a potentially budget-busting court decision. On lawmakers' first day of a...

  • Deal reached to overhaul Detroit water agency

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit water department would be turned into a regional agency with a 10-year limit on annual rate increases and an infusion of millions of dollars from the suburbs, under a deal the mayor and other officials announced Tuesday. Only two of the governing board's six members...



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