Detroit bankruptcy


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

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Retirees Split On How Detroit Bankruptcy Deal Affects Future

Part of the plan is to cut the pensions of general retirees by 4.5 percent, while some retirees say that they are worried that the city could fall into debt and file for bankruptcy again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (left) and Detroit's emergency manager Kevin Orr (right) discuss Detroit's bankruptcy filing at a news conference July 19, 2013 in Detroit. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Gov. Snyder Says Detroit Is Stronger As City Emerges From Bankruptcy

“People will long remember that when Detroit arrived at this troubling hour…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2014

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Judge Approves Detroit Bankruptcy Exit Plan, Ending Largest Public Filing In US History

A judge on Friday approved Detroit’s plan to get out of bankruptcy, ending the largest public filing in U.S. history.


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

Detroit Ready For Judge’s Decision On Bankruptcy

The judge overseeing Detroit’s bankruptcy is ready to decide whether the city’s plan to regain solvency is a good one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2014

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Japanese Businesses Back Detroit’s Bankruptcy Deal, Pledge $2.2 Million To DIA

Most of donation will be used for the DIA’s $100 million commitment to the so-called grand bargain. The rest will go toward reinstalling the museum’s Japanese collection in a new gallery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2014