Snyder & Dillon Subpoenaed in Detroit Bankruptcy Case

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
State trying to block Governor and Treasurer from being questioned in deposition.

FILE - In this July 19, 2013 file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, right, and state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr leave a news conference in Detroit after addressing the city's bankruptcy. The decision to make Detroit the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy protection was tough to make, but it was the right one, Snyder said Sunday, July 21, 2013, as he and Orr made the television talk show rounds. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

"The union claims state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr has negotiated in bad faith while trying to restructure $18 billion or more in debt."

Gov. Rick Snyder and Treasurer Andy Dillon have been subpoenaed to give depositions about decisions they made that may be tied to Detroit's bankruptcy filing.
Documents filed Wednesday in Detroit federal court show Snyder's transformation manager Richard Baird also was served a subpoena Friday.
Snyder is ordered to appear Sept. 17 at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25 office in Detroit. Dillon and Baird must appear Sept. 18.
The union claims state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr has negotiated in bad faith while trying to restructure $18 billion or more in debt.
A hearing is scheduled Tuesday on the state's motion to keep the officials from testifying.
Orr filed for bankruptcy on July 18, making Detroit the largest U.S. city to do so.


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