City Budget

City Of Lincoln Park Could Be Next In Line For Emergency Manager

Another Wayne County community may be next in line to get an emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

Kevyn Orr (handout photo)

Public Hearing Brings Overflow Crowd To Address City’s Financial Woes

“It would take 68 years to pay off the debt assuming you incur no further debt – that’s not feasible,” said Orr during the evening meeting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2013

Belle Isle

Detroit EM Says He Favors Leasing Belle Isle To State

Kevyn Orr made the comment at a public meeting to discuss his plans for staving off bankruptcy and reducing $15 billion in unfunded municipal obligations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2013

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images-File)

Bing Talks Of Promise, Challenges For Detroit In State Of City Address

In his 4th State of the City address, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said Wednesday night that despite the city’s money problems, progress is being made.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2013

Governor Appoints Financial Review Team To Examine Detroit Finances

The appointment comes after a preliminary review, which concluded last week, found that a “serious financial problem” currently exists in Detroit as a result of several issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2012

Detroit Police Officers Association attorney Donato Iorio (center) in courtroom. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Judge Won’t Stop 12-Hour Shifts, Pay Cut For Detroit Cops

A Wayne County judge will not be stepping in to stop a pay cut for Detroit police officers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2012

Mayor Dave BIng. (WWJ Photo)

Mayor Bing Addresses MAB And City’s Lighting Problems

Detroit mayor Dave Bing spoke on Monday about his vision for the city of Detroit with safer streets and better lighting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2012

Majority Of Council Wants City To Maintain Control Of Belle Isle

A majority of Detroit City Council members have voted to send a resolution to the mayor strongly urging him to maintain the city’s control over Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

Balanced Budget For Troy Comes At A Cost And A Dip Into Rainy Day Fund

The budget eliminates 33 jobs and is the result of a 10 year plan to reduce the work force and to make fundamental changes to the organizational structure of the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

(WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Virtual Police Precincts Become Reality In A Week

Police are encouraging citizens to use the Telephone Crime Reporting Unit at home or in the precinct between 4 p.m. and 8 a.m. for non-life threatening crimes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012