Detroit bankruptcy

Gov. Rick Snyder at the podium with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, left, and Kevyn Orr, right. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Gov. Snyder: Detroit Bankruptcy Officially Over

The paperwork is in process and the nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy will end at midnight, the governor said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2014

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

Kevyn Orr: Detroit’s Financial Emergency Over

Detroit’s emergency manager says the city no longer will be in a financial emergency when it officially exits bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2014

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Detroit Board Of Police Commissioners Want Their Power Restored

The commission chair says their power should be restored – noting the alleged police brutality in places like Ferguson, Missouri.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

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

Emergency Manager Hopes To See Detroit Emerge From Bankruptcy By Christmas

Kevyn Orr says he hopes to resign from his post as Detroit EM within the next week or two.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2014

Rich Studley, Sandy Baruah and Charlie Beckham with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain talk about roads and what's head for Detroit. (credit: James C. Turner/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Chamber Leaders Sound Off On Lame Duck Lansing Legislature, Motor City, Gov. Snyder

Rich Studley, CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, is convinced Michigan’s roads will finally get the attention and resources needed to repair them after some tough winters that have wreaked havoc for motorists.



Detroit Pension Cuts Expected By March 1

Detroit’s main pension fund plans to hold public meetings in early December to discuss upcoming cuts and an opportunity for retirees to apply for financial help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2014

Detroit Financial Review Commission  (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Financial Review Commission Holds First Meeting

Mayor Mike Duggan expressed concern about fees associated with the bankruptcy that could hit $200 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Snyder Names Board To Keep Eye On Detroit Finances

The Detroit Financial Review Commission was created as a condition for Michigan committing $195 million toward ending the city’s bankruptcy.

CBS Detroit–11/10/2014

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

Detroit A City On The Road To Recovery, Respect

Detroit’s long-term fiscal recovery plan was approved Friday by a bankruptcy judge and calls for $1.7 billion to remove blight and fix city services over the next 10 years.

CBS Detroit–11/09/2014

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Questions, Answers About Detroit’s Bankruptcy

How did Detroit get to the point where it became the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy and what will keep the city from further fiscal irresponsibility?

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2014