Tuesday, May 3, 2011

A rich city tries to take over a poor city, and fails! Yeah for our constitution!

BREAKING: Benton Harbor City Comm. rules EFM takeover unconstitutional + more recalls Updated at 12:55 PM

Edited on Tue May-03-11 09:59 AM by kpete
Source: Daily Kos

BREAKING: Benton Harbor City Comm. rules EFM takeover unconstitutional + more recalls!
byEclectablog

Yesterday, by a vote of 6 to 2, the Benton Harbor City Commission and Mayor declared the appointment of Joseph Harris as the Emergency Financial Manager and his subsequent stripping of the Commission's ability to govern the City unconstitutional.



Whereas, The City of Benton Harbor declares the appointment of an Emergency Manager a violation of Article I §1, which states that all political power is inherent in the people and that government is instituted for their equal benefit, security and protection.

Whereas, The City of Benton Harbor declares the appointment of an Emergency Manager a violation of Article I §3, which allows the citizens of Benton Harbor the right to petition the government for redress of grievances.

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Resolved, The appointment of an Emergency Manager is in direct violation of the Michigan Constitution and therefore demands the removal of said Emergency Manager immediately.

Read more: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/05/03/972631/-BREAKI... !

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