21, Oct 2014 - U.S. high court declines BCBSM's appeal; $6 million judgment stands over hidden fees
Chad Halcom - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s long court battle with an automotive supplier that maintains a design center in Rochester Hills appears to be over, after the U.S. Supreme Court today declined to take up its appeal. The high court without comment denied certiorari in that case and more than 100 others Monday, meaning a 2013 judgment in Detroit for more than $6 million in favor ...
04, Apr 2014 - Rochester Hills, MI Analysis: Michigan universities making big decisions in private
University boards are the only public bodies in Michigan that are allowed to meet in private, away from the scrutinizing eyes of the public, whenever they want. Only the formal vote has to be done in public, thanks to a university-friendly interpretation of the state Constitution by the Michigan Court of Appeals a decade ago that essentially gives them immunity from the states' Open Meetings Act..