Kochs' group pushing to halt Detroit deal

Posted: May 21, 2014 at 5:48 a.m.

Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr (left) addresses a news conference in Detroit as Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who appointed Orr, listens in this March 14, 2013, photo. The conservative Americans for Prosperity organization is launching an effort to kill the legislative appropriation that is the key to Detroit’s bankruptcy settlement.

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative advocacy group supported by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, has launched an effort to torpedo a proposed settlement in the Detroit bankruptcy case.

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