Judge orders release of Detroit EM candidate names - Los Angeles Local News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Judge orders release of Detroit EM candidate names

Posted: Updated:
(WJBK) -

DETROIT (AP) - A judge has ruled that state officials have 48 hours to produce the names and resumes of final candidates for Detroit's emergency manager job.

Wayne County Circuit Judge Maria Oxholm also on Tuesday granted a stay of her ruling to give the state the chance to appeal.

The attorney general's office says it will seek an immediate motion to appeal from the state appeals court.

Union activist Robert Davis sued to have the information released.

Oxholm says candidate names aren't of a personal nature and there is a vested interest in knowing who applied for the job that went to bankruptcy attorney Kevyn Orr.

Oxholm also ruled Tuesday that emails and documents exchanged between members of Gov. Rick Snyder's administration while deliberating over candidates won't be released.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • FOXe report: Smart meter concerns

    FOXe report: Smart meter concerns

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:32:01 GMT
    DTE Energy crews have installed smart meters, or advanced meters, on 1.5 million homes across Michigan. The new meters are an advancement in technology and can be read remotely by radio signals, but some homeowners say the meters are intrusive and dangerous.
    DTE Energy crews have installed smart meters, or advanced meters, on 1.5 million homes across Michigan. The new meters are an advancement in technology and can be read remotely by radio signals, but some homeowners say the meters are intrusive and dangerous.
  • Detroit still needs $350M from state lawmakers

    Detroit still needs $350M from state lawmakers

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:10:54 GMT
    Pressure is building for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions after the bankrupt city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group.
    Pressure is building for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions after the bankrupt city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group.
  • Detroit student joins BAMN to lead protest against U-M admissions office

    Detroit student joins BAMN to lead protest against U-M admissions office

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:14:03 GMT
    Detroit high school student Brooke Kimbrough, along with the pro-affirmative action group By Any Means Necessary, staged a protest Tuesday to demand more diversity at the University of Michigan.
    Detroit high school student Brooke Kimbrough, along with the pro-affirmative action group By Any Means Necessary, staged a protest Tuesday to demand more diversity at the University of Michigan.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices