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.
A Detroit City Council member is calling it quits, saying the consent agreement with the state was the last straw.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gov. Rick Snyder, Treasurer Andy Dillon and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on Wednesday named the first three appointees to Detroit’s Financial Advisory Board.
Detroit’s City Clerk says a proposed 25 percent cut to the department would prevent her from running the November general election.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s staff recommended a salary cap of up to $380,000, including benefits, for Detroit’s new Chief Financial Officer.
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.