On Thursday afternoon, Gov. Snyder filed a court motion seeking Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection for Detroit. He did this just five minutes before Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina convened a hearing intending to block bankruptcy from going forward. He also did this after repeatedly denying that he considered bankruptcy an option for Detroit or any Michigan city.
Listen to Progress Michigan’s Joshua Pugh talking with Tony Trupiano about the filing, and the way forward for Detroit: