retiree health care http://michiganradio.org en Court ruling may affect Flint's ability to pull itself out of financial mess http://michiganradio.org/post/court-ruling-may-affect-flints-ability-pull-itself-out-financial-mess <p>Flint leaders say a federal court decision is threatening the city’s ability to recover financially.</p><p></p><p>Last week, <a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2014/01/health_care_cuts_halted_again.html">a federal appeals court upheld a lower court ruling</a> preventing the city from implementing cuts to retiree health care. &nbsp;The plan would make Medicare-eligible city retirees pay higher monthly premiums, co-pays and deductibles. &nbsp;</p><p>But the retirees sued.</p><p></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 21:20:13 +0000 Steve Carmody 15963 at http://michiganradio.org Court ruling may affect Flint's ability to pull itself out of financial mess