Michigan Attorney General petitions Court of Appeals

Michigan’s Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a request with the 6yh Circuit Court of Appeals this week asking for an expedited decision regarding proposed pension cuts through Detroit’s bankruptcy case.  Schuette argues that the state constitution contains a clause that prevents cuts to retiree benefits that would override a ruling by the bankruptcy judge in the Detroit case.  Schuette is not seeking to reverse the ruling that Detroit may file a Chapter 9 bankruptcy just that it cannot cut pensions.

For the full story read, “Schuette seeks quick ruling to protect pensions in Detroit bankruptcy.”