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Michigan’s Snyder Says He Wants to Avoid Takeover of Detroit

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said he wants to avoid appointing an emergency manager for Detroit, which faces an estimated $150 million deficit.

Snyder said he has had preliminary discussions with Detroit Mayor Dave Bing about state intervention to help the city, though Bing hasn’t requested a financial review. The governor is allowed to appoint an emergency manager under a law approved this year.