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Robert Davis. (WWJ: Amy E. Powers) File.

Is The Appointment Of An Emergency Financial Manager In Detroit Illegal?

Community activist Robert Davis believes the appointment of an emergency financial manager for Detroit would be illegal and Monday he plans on asking the Detroit City Council to review his finding and examine the possibility of a lawsuit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2013

Deadline Set For City To Appeal Governor’s Declared Financial Emergency

The city of Detroit has until March 11th to appeal Governor Snyder’s declaration that the city is in a financial emergency.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2013

Snyder Expects Detroit Review Team Report Soon

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2013

Public Hearing, Council Vote Could Come This Week On Leasing Belle Isle To State

There could be another vocal public hearing Monday about the proposed lease of Belle Isle to the state .

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2013

Pay Up! Detroit Announces Tax Amnesty Program

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Detroit City Council President  Charles Pugh.

City Council Approves Hike In Health Care Rates For Non-Union City Workers

Detroit City Council has voted to approve a change in how much non-union city employees pay for health care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

Detroit Treasurer Cheryl Johnson is seen with Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, and Chief Financial Officer Jack Martin. (credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

It’s Time To Collect: Bing Touts New Plan To Raise $50M In Revenue For Detroit

Detroit leaders are out to get what the city’s owed — unveiling a plan to collect on debts by both businesses and citizens alike.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

(credit: CBS Detroit/George Fox)

Detroit Moving Forward With Layoffs, Restructuring

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing gave a progress reports as he moves forward with his plan to help ease the city’s financial crisis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Numbers Show Obama Didn’t Need Detroit, Consultant Says

Steve Hood said: “If all of Detroit had stayed home, Mr. Obama would have still won the state.”

CBS Sports Radio 1270–12/06/2012

Emergency Financial Manager Still On The Table For Detroit

Detroit’s budget deficit exceeds $200 million and Michigan treasurer Andy Dillion says the city’s finances are eroding quicker than expected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012