The lead role of Michigan Republicans in solving Detroit’s record bankruptcy is dispelling decades of suburban antipathy and may validate Governor Rick Snyder’s gamble of asking his party to help the insolvent city.
Rick Snyder, a first-time officeholder, became Michigan’s Republican governor in 2011 calling himself a nonpolitician. As if to prove it, he swiftly raised taxes on retirees.
"Mike Ullman was asked to stabilize the business, which he clearly has."
- Rick Snyder on Aug 14, 2014
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