PRESS RELEASE: Statement RE Shears vs. CoF Decision

Statement from the City Attorney Regarding Court’s Ruling in Shears vs City of Flint

Flint, Michigan – August 7, 2015 – In response to the 7th Circuit Court’s ruling today in the case of Shears vs City of Flint, the following statement has been issued by City Attorney Pete Bade:

“Today’s ruling is striking in terms of both its deviation from Michigan law, as well as the immediate financial harm it will cause the City of Flint. This will have a devastating financial impact. The City will immediately seek a stay of this order and review by the Court of Appeals.”

-Pete Bade
City Attorney
City of Flint

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