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Illegal Strike Possible As Detroit Layoffs Loom

An illegal strike is one of several options by unions upset that Detroit is trying to balance its books by laying off hundreds of workers and imposing steep concessions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Detroit City Councilman Kwame Kenyatta

Detroit City Council Member Calls It Quits

A Detroit City Council member is calling it quits, saying the consent agreement with the state was the last straw.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012


2 More Named To Detroit Financial Advisory Board

A certified public accountant and bank executive have been named to Detroit’s financial advisory board as part of a consent agreement between the city and Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2012

Saunteel Jenkins (credit: City of Detroit)

Detroit City Council Member: I’ve Received Death Threats

A Detroit City Council member says she is the target of death threats, following the approval of a consent agreement that’s now in place with the state — and she says she’s not alone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012

Video screenshot of council in session  (credit: FILE

Detroit’s Financial Advisory Board Taking Shape

Council President Pro Tem Gary Brown is encouraging his colleagues to pick former Ford Motor Company Vice President Ronald Goldsberry as one of the two council appointments to the nine member board.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012

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

Detroit Mayor Eager To Return To Office

Detroit’s mayor says he’s anxious to get back to work, as city and state leaders begin to put together that special financial advisory board for the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2012

Snyder, Bing Name 3 Detroit Financial Advisory Board Members

Gov. Rick Snyder, Treasurer Andy Dillon and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on Wednesday named the first three appointees to Detroit’s Financial Advisory Board.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2012

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey, File)

City Clerk: Proposed Cuts Too Deep For Department

Detroit’s City Clerk says a proposed 25 percent cut to the department would prevent her from running the November general election.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

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 (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis, File)

Council Chambers Packed As Vote Nears On Detroit Stability Agreement

Council President Charles Pugh has promised to address union concerns and vote soon on an agreement with the state to handle the city’s finances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2012