Detroit budget

Detroit City Councilman Kwame Kenyatta

Councilman: Detroit Needs To Fight Lawsuits Against City

Councilman Kwame Kenyatta says the city needs to start fighting these lawsuits in court and stop settling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2011

‘Blue Flu’ For Some Detroit Cops?

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011

Detroit downtown

Detroit City Council Members React To Bing’s Fiscal Plan

Mayor Bing’s plans to solve Detroit’s financial crisis are drawing a cautious reaction from several members of the city council.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

Ed Montgomery Announces Recovery Act Award For Detroit Smart Grid Program

Shaky Wall Street Has Bing Concerned About Debt

Wall Street’s rocky ride has Detroit Mayor Dave Bing looking at his city’s long-term financial picture.


(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Children Stuck In Middle Of Budget Crunch

A popular summer camp for children falls prey to Detroit budget woes, leaving the playground full with little unhappy campers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2011

Council Rejects Bing’s Budget; What’s Next?

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says the time for talk is over and he’s meeting with department heads to finalize cuts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2011

Pugh On Budget: ‘We Want To See The Money’

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2011

Detroit’s Budget Battle Returns To Center Stage This Week

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2011