Councilman Kwame Kenyatta says the city needs to start fighting these lawsuits in court and stop settling.
It’s believed the officers are responding to the recent demand by Mayor Dave Bing that Detroit Police officers take a ten- percent wage cut.
Mayor Bing’s plans to solve Detroit’s financial crisis are drawing a cautious reaction from several members of the city council.
Wall Street’s rocky ride has Detroit Mayor Dave Bing looking at his city’s long-term financial picture.
A popular summer camp for children falls prey to Detroit budget woes, leaving the playground full with little unhappy campers.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says the time for talk is over and he’s meeting with department heads to finalize cuts.
Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh said that $50-million in additional cuts to the Mayor’s budget may not be necessary if Council determines that Bing’s claims of $36-million in new revenue are real.
Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh says the main focus this week will be on that $30 million Mayor Dave Bing brought to the table.