The alleged goal is to raise $500 million to save the city, with amenities like street lights that work every night, an end to school closures, paychecks for police officers, firefighters, and sanitation workers — and the erection of a Robocop statue.
“Another positive outcome was the decreasing rate of children testing positive for elevated blood lead levels, down more than 75 percent across all age group between 2001 and 2010,” the report found.
Steve Hood said: “If all of Detroit had stayed home, Mr. Obama would have still won the state.”
“In all honesty, you know, Krystal Crittendon was pretty much set up. She was told by some council people she had their support to do this,” Gary Brown said.
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.
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.
Does Michigan’s strong union culture ever come up overseas?
Let us know: With those guns, is Charles Pugh better armed for financial battle — or is he wasting time on self-promotion when he should be focused on the city?
Under the emergency manager law, a financial review team must report its findings to the governor within 60 days.
For the first time since the state began its review of Detroit’s finances, Mayor Dave Bing will be speaking at length with WWJ about his city’s money situation.
- Car Chronicles Blog – Cars, Kids and Common Sense May 18, 2013
- The Reunion Project – Friday Fun (5/17) May 17, 2013
- Trey Burke Talks Fab Five, Detroit Pistons With Ryan Wooley May 13, 2013
- Leach’s Lists: Three Keys For The Red Wings To Win Game 7 May 11, 2013