Executive Fire Commissioner Donald Austin is coming up with proposals to cut cost now that he is faced with $23 million budget cut.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s staff recommended a salary cap of up to $380,000, including benefits, for Detroit’s new Chief Financial Officer.
In addition to reviewing the budget council must also decided who will fill council’s two seats on the financial review team under the consent agreement with the state.
Detroit City Council president Charles Pugh thinks it might be time for city and state leaders to have a face-to-face talk, after a new deal by the state calls for the city to renegotiate recently ratified union contracts.
Let us know: With those guns, is Charles Pugh better armed for financial battle — or is he wasting time on self-promotion when he should be focused on the city?
The summit was held in response to the recent passing of the Equal Access to Housing Rule, which now prohibits HUD participants from discriminating against LGBT applicants.
The Detroit City Council continues to mull over deep budget cutting options, one day ahead of a deadline to submit a deficit reduction plan to a state review team.
Pugh tells WWJ that he never intended to run for more than one council term, but what about a run for mayor?
The president of the Detroit City Council says he can’t afford the mortgage on his condominium and might walk away from the property.
Some of Detroit’s top officials met with union reps behind closed doors Wednesday to talk about a financial fix.