Snyder picks Kevyn Orr

Detroit Getting Emergency Financial Manager

By Peter Neumann

March 14, 2013

DETROIT, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- Washington-based bankruptcy lawyer Kevyn Orr has been named Emergency Financial Manger for the city of Detroit.

Governor Rick Snyder introduced Orr this afternoon. Orr is a partner in the Washington law firm of Jones Day.

It'll be Orr's task to right Detroit's financial ship - which includes nearly $15-billion in long term debt.

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