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Consultants Propose Raising Detroit Parking Fines, Pursuing Ticketed More Aggressively

Experts are looking at ways for the cash strapped city to raise money have suggested increasing fines, and going after parking deadbeats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

Chanting 'don't sell the art,' hundreds gather to support retaining the art now at the DIA. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

‘No Sale’ Say Protesters About DIA Art During Rally

“Culture is a social right, we are opposed to the plans, the threats, of the emergency manager to sell off the art,” he said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2013

Detroit Institute Of Arts

Oakland County Could Pull Plug On DIA Millage Funding

Voters in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne approved the millage provided that the funds go to the operation of the museum and not the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2013

Detroit's Emergency Manager spokesperson Bill Nowling. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

The Tour Of Detroit Is Off Says EM Kevyn Orr

Detroit’s Emergency Manager has called off a controversial tour of Detroit that was aimed at drawing sympathy from the city’s biggest creditors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr, right, and Gov. Rick Snyder talk to Vickie Thomas (credit: WWJ)

Emergency Manager Files Report On Detroit Finances

Emergency manager Kevyn Orr has formally filed his first report on Detroit’s finances with the state Treasurer’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

Detroit's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit EM Releases Financial Plan; City Exceeding Budget By $100M Annually

Detroit is broke.That’s the gist of a new report from the city’s emergency manager, Kevyn Orr.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2013

Detroit Loses Bus Funding To The Suburbs

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing lost his bid on Friday to keep more than $7 million in federal funds for the DDOT.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

Kevyn Orr (handout photo)

Newly Hired Detroit EFM Has Some Financial Issues Of His Own

Records show that the new Detroit emergency financial manager, Kevyn Orr, has some unpaid taxes and two liens on his Maryland home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

Kym Worthy - Wayne County Prosecutor.

Prosecutor’s Office Hit With Major Layoffs

The prosecutor’s office is losing 22 attorneys, 3 investigators and a weekend staff.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Multiple Legal Challenges Likely Vs. Detroit EFM

The Detroit City Council has dropped out of the fight, but others will challenge the state’s appointment of an emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

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