Charles Pugh

Charles Pugh. (file photo - credit:

Charles Pugh Intern Twitter War: Is Councilman A Bully?

Pugh’s public relations staffer said she had nothing to say about the incident, and Pugh himself did not respond.

CBS Detroit–06/26/2012

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing meets with City Council in a special session. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Mayor Bing: 4 Days Until Detroit Goes Broke

After an hour-long discussion between Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and City Council, still no decision has been made regarding a controversial lawsuit against the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2012

Budget cuts considered in Detroit. (WWJ: Florence Walton)

‘Let Them Burn’ New Approach Considered By Detroit Fire Commissioner

Executive Fire Commissioner Donald Austin is coming up with proposals to cut cost now that he is faced with $23 million budget cut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012

Detroit Council Approves Six-Figure Salary For CFO

Gov. Rick Snyder’s staff recommended a salary cap of up to $380,000, including benefits, for Detroit’s new Chief Financial Officer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

Detroit City Council To Begin Annual Budget Process

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Detroit Council Prez: It’s Time For Meeting Between City, State Leaders

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012

Pugh, Charles

As Detroit Budget Shrinks, So Does Charles Pugh

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?

CBS Detroit–03/22/2012


White House LGBT Conference Held In Detroit

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2012

Detroit Council Has ’50 Suggestions’ To Cut The Budget

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

Charles Pugh. (file photo - credit:

Council President Won’t Run For Re-Election In 2013

Pugh tells WWJ that he never intended to run for more than one council term, but what about a run for mayor?

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012