Water Department Workers Strike In Del Ray

Members of the department’s largest union are striking in protest of a proposal to cut 80 percent of the department’s workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2012

NEW ORLEANS - OCTOBER 24: Mike Bell #22 of the Cleveland Browns celebrates after defeating the New Orleans Saints 30-17 at the Louisiana Superdome on October 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Cut 8 Players

This morning the Detroit Lions have announced they have released 8 players. Among the players are WR’s Damario Ballard, Marcus Harris, RB Mike Bell who was signed when Mikel Leshoure tore his achilles.

97.1 The Ticket–08/29/2011

City Of Taylor Lays Off 9 Police Officers

The city of Taylor has laid off nine police officers, effective Sunday, as a first step in cutting the city’s budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2011

IRS workers protest in Detroit. (Credit: WWJ Newsradio 950)

IRS Agents Protest Possible Cuts

About 60 or so workers at the IRS Detroit Computing Center on Michigan Avenue protested outside the building over concerns that Congress is contemplating a variety of cuts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2011


Lansing Mayor Looks At ‘Worst Case’ Budget Cuts

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, presenting what he calls, a worst case budget plan to eliminate the city’s projected $20 million dollar deficit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011


Snyder Looking For Compromise, Not Fights With Unions

While police are removing union protesters from the Wisconsin Assembly, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder says he remains committed to collective bargaining.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011

Congress Approves Tax Cuts, Renews Jobless Benefits

Congress sent President Barack Obama sweeping, bipartisan legislation to avoid a Jan. 1 spike in income taxes for millions and renew jobless benefits for victims of the worst recession in 80 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2010

President Urges Congress To Approve Tax Cuts

President Barack Obama says the tax-cut deal he negotiated with Republicans is a “good deal for the American people.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2010

Tax Credits, Cuts Dominate Saturday Addresses

End tax breaks that reward some U.S. companies with overseas subsidiaries and encourage those businesses to create jobs in other countries, President Barack Obama is telling Congress.


Prez Promotes Technology; GOP Talks Tax Cuts

President Barack Obama is promoting his administration’s investments in clean energy technologies like wind and solar, arguing they produce jobs and are essential for the country’s environment and economic security.