Detroit budget

Bing Makes Visit To Lansing To Address City Tax Freeze

Mayor Bing has asked lawmakers to consider freezing the Detroit city income tax rate at 2.4 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2012

Kudos For Detroit’s Own ‘Lemonade Kid’

The lemonade may be long gone but the accolades for Detroit’s own ‘Lemonade Kid’ keep rolling in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

Charles Pugh. (file photo - credit:

State Looks To Force City’s Hand By Withholding $28 Million In Revenue Sharing

Michigan State Treasurer Andy Dillon is threatening to withhold a $28 million state revenue sharing payment to Detroit unless the city’s top attorney renounces her challenge to the consent agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

What’s Next In Detroit’s ‘Rogue Attorney’ Case?

Wading into the complicated situation, Detroit’s celebrated Rev. Marvin Winans called the Charlie Langton Talk Radio 1270 morning show to defend Crittendon, saying she just stood up for what she believes.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/20/2012

The Budget Crisis Is Not Just About Detroit

People don’t want taxpayer money going to save Detroit but I don’t think there should be any choice in the matter. It’s time to take a deep breath and do what it takes to help the city.

CBS 62–04/17/2012

Detroit City Council To Begin Annual Budget Process

In addition to reviewing the budget council must also decided who will fill council’s two seats on the financial review team under the consent agreement with the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Ike McKinnon (WXYT Photo)

Former Detroit Police Chief Says Racism Claim Is ‘Absolute Lie’

Ike McKinnon said, “I don’t think white people are out turning the lights off, white people that are saying police shouldn’t respond, I don’t think there are white people killing young black people in the city of Detroit.”

CBS Detroit–04/06/2012

Andy Dillion (File Photo/Dillon Office)

Dillon: Negotiations With City Will Resume

An emergency manager would have the power to dismiss the mayor and City Council and redo union contracts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

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Charlie Langton: Snyder Says Europe ‘Looking At Michigan In A Positive Way’

Does Michigan’s strong union culture ever come up overseas?

CBS Sports Radio 1270–03/22/2012

Governor Rick Snyder. (File Photo)

Charlie Langton: Snyder Says Bing Has To Stop Attacking and Start Solving Problems

Snyder answered that they should want this deal, that it’s good for the city and that they have to act.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–03/14/2012