Council members abstain from vote on abstainingMay 23, 2013 @ 12:50 pm
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Three members of a Michigan city council have abstained from voting on a measure that would have prevented them from abstaining on future votes.
AnnArbor.com reports ( http://bit.ly/13JeOBH) that Ypsilanti City Council member Pete Murdock proposed a resolution Tuesday that would have required council members to only vote "yes" or "no" on each issue unless they had a financial or professional conflict.
Mayor Paul Schreiber and council members Susan Moeller and Brian Robb abstained from the vote to show their disapproval of the resolution.
The resolution failed, with Murdock and another City Council member voting "yes" while two other council members voted "no."
Information from: AnnArbor.com, http://www.annarbor.com
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Former Seahawk Michael Robinson says you won't see Marshawn Lynch at training camp
Wake Up Call
Lawmakers say a train derailment in Seattle this morning underscores the need for new rules
What airplane-building robots actually mean for Boeing Machinists
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.