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Filtering Democracy: Receivership Board Decision Reminder that Elected Officials Still Lack Full Power in Flint

Filtering Democracy: Receivership Board Decision Reminder that Elected Officials Still Lack Full Power in Flint

2017-07-05 00:00:00

If anyone thought democracy had actually been returned to the residents of Flint, the Receivership Transition Advisory Board (RTAB) appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder just pulled out its hammer and shattered that illusion.

Despite public outcry, the five-person RTAB last week overrode a unanimous city council vote to place a yearlong moratorium on the imposition of liens on homes with delinquent water bills.

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