The city of Detroit has until March 11th to appeal Governor Snyder’s declaration that the city is in a financial emergency.
Gov. Rick Snyder says a review team probing Detroit’s finances could have its report to him sometime this week or within a couple of weeks.
There could be another vocal public hearing Monday about the proposed lease of Belle Isle to the state .
Mayor Dave Bing says individuals or companies that owe income taxes to the city can pay their back taxes without penalty from Jan. 22 through Feb. 16.
Detroit City Council has voted to approve a change in how much non-union city employees pay for health care.
Detroit leaders are out to get what the city’s owed — unveiling a plan to collect on debts by both businesses and citizens alike.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing gave a progress reports as he moves forward with his plan to help ease the city’s financial crisis.
Steve Hood said: “If all of Detroit had stayed home, Mr. Obama would have still won the state.”
Detroit’s budget deficit exceeds $200 million and Michigan treasurer Andy Dillion says the city’s finances are eroding quicker than expected.
Mayor Bing has asked lawmakers to consider freezing the Detroit city income tax rate at 2.4 percent.