CHICAGO — Keeping the Detroit bankruptcy case on a fast track, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes Tuesday granted Michigan's request for an expedited hearing on a motion to quash a request to depose Gov. Rick Snyder, and ordered holders of the city's pension certificates and retirees to join the case's first mediation session.

Rhodes set a hearing date of Sept. 10 to consider the state's motion to quash a request that Snyder and other state officials, including Treasurer Andy Dillon, be deposed as part of the case.

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