Long-Suffering Detroit Files for Bankruptcy

July 18, 2013 – In The News
Associated Press

Michael Sweet was quoted in the Associated Press article "Long-Suffering Detroit Files for Bankruptcy." While the full text can be found in the July 18, 2013, issue of Associated Press, a synopsis is noted below.

The result of a long and slow decline in population and the auto industry, Detroit became the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy on Thursday.

While the city’s emergency manager Kevyn Orr said Detroit would continue to pay its bills and employers, Michael Sweet noted, “They don’t have to pay anyone they don’t want to. And no one can sue them.”

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