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Detroit bankruptcy


$120 Million Detroit Financing Plan Going To Vote

A state board involved in Detroit’s financial reorganization has scheduled a meeting Tuesday to consider city leaders’ proposal for a $120 million loan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr holds a press conference to discuss federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes' ruling on Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy eligibility December 3, 2013. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Future Of Detroit Focus Of Public Forum In New York City

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr were the headliners of a public forum in New York City Monday, speaking on the topic of Detroit’s financial future.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

WWJ Photo, File

For Kids Of Bankrupt Detroit, Challenges Abound

Teachers and parents are fighting to do right by the children, and many believe Detroit is finally on the rise after hitting bottom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2014


Detroit Retirees See Pension Cut Plan As Divisive

Creditors have until June 30 to vote on the plan, which — according to some — pits retirees against each other.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014


Detroit Emergency Manager Looking To Privatize The City’s Water Department

Kevyn Orr says he’s looking for buyers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

(credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Court Hit With Sad Stories From Detroit Retirees Objecting To Bankruptcy Cuts

She writes if any part of her money was cut she “might as well dig a hole in my back yard to lay us both to rest because I surely cannot or will not be able to pay for a funeral.”

CBS Detroit–03/06/2014

(Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit To File $85 Million Deal With Banks

The city of Detroit has reached yet another tentative agreement to settle a pension debt with lenders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gives his State of the City address. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Duggan In State Of The City: ‘The Change In Detroit Is Real’

An optimistic Mike Duggan made his first State of the City address as mayor of bankrupt Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

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Judge Sets June Trial On Detroit Bankruptcy Plan

A judge has set a June 16 trial on Detroit’s plan to emerge from bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2014


Criminals Sympathizing With Plight Of Detroit Cops

Coleman says when some of the criminals saw them take a pay cut they were in shock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014