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Commission Approves 2.5 Percent Pay Hike For Detroit City Council Members

The Detroit Elected Officials Compensation Commission unanimously approved the increases at a meeting Monday evening.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

Detroit City Council in session (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Residents Have Negative Reaction To Question Of Pay Raises For City Council Members

Detroit’s regular council members earn just under $77,000 dollars per year.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

Downtown Detroit, looking south on Woodward Avenue. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Law Firm In Detroit’s Bankruptcy Will Open Office In City

The out-of-state law firm that guided Detroit through bankruptcy is opening an office in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

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‘No Particular Benchmarks’ For Bonus Pay: DPS Emergency Manager Leaves With Another $50K

The total was the maximum amount outlined in the state-appointed emergency manager’s contract.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2015

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Just Months Out Of Bankruptcy, Detroit Elected Officials Want A Raise

Some officials say they’re overworked and underpaid — and have been for quite some time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

Darnell Early recently appointed DPS emergency manager. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Snyder: Group Close To Recommendations For Detroit Students

When Early’s 18-month tenure has expired DPS should be poised to return to local control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2015

A packed room for the first of three hearing on proposed water rate hike. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Residents Express Concern, Need For Affordable Water Rates During Public Meeting

Detroit Water Board members got an earful from the public over proposed rate increases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2015

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevin Orr (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Ex-Detroit Emergency Manager: Bankruptcy Only Start Of City’s Recovery

The city’s successful exit from the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history doesn’t mean Detroit’s troubles are over, Kevyn Orr says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2015

Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Reaches $100M Grand Bargain Goal

The Detroit Institute of Art has reached its goal of raising $100 million over 20 years to help fund the city’s bankruptcy restructuring plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2015

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Detroit Tab For Bankruptcy Professionals: $170M

The bill for lawyers, consultants and other professionals in Detroit’s historic bankruptcy is $170 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2014