Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Michigan: Benton Harbor mayor now facing petitions


Mayor James Hightower. Petitioners claimed that Hightower has held private meetings he held with state officials and former Whirlpool executives and for cutting off elected officials from city business while working with the emergency manager. Petitioners need 393 valids to get on the ballor.

City Commissioner Dennis Knowles is the prime backer of the recall, and he himself is facing a recall threat. The recall against Knowles and City Commissioner Trenton Bowens was kicked back for unclear langugae.

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