Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Could Mitt Romney Become Savior Of Detroit?

There has been a guessing game playing out as to who the EFM might be — which is where Romney’s name surfaced as some national pundits raised it in recent days for the job.


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

Howze: No Need For Emergency Financial Manager In Detroit

One Detroit mayoral candidate says the state is exaggerating the figures in Detroit’s finances as an excuse to appoint an Emergency Financial Manager in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2013

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images-File)

Bing Talks Of Promise, Challenges For Detroit In State Of City Address

In his 4th State of the City address, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said Wednesday night that despite the city’s money problems, progress is being made.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2013

Doug Ross, left, with DPS emergency manager Roy Roberts. (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Doug Ross Announces Move From DPS

DPS Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts made the announcement Tuesday, saying Ross left the district to focus on the turnaround of urban high schools outside DPS.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

(C) Mayor Dave Bing during Monday press conference. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

State Money Will Be Withheld In Case City Take-Over Necessary

The board endorsed state Treasurer Andy Dillon’s move to begin a 30-day review of the need for an emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

Court To Hear Arguments On Emergency Manager Law

The greatest hurdle for groups opposing Michigan’s year-old emergency manager law might be persuading voters to repeal the legislation designed to right financially troubled cities, not a ruling by the state Supreme Court on whether the measure should be on the November ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2012

Flint’s Emergency Manager: Talks Will Continue Past Deadline

Michael Brown now says deals on a 2013 budget and a deficit-elimination plan might be reached later this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2012

(WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Charlie Langton: Shabazz Discusses Why He Said Burn The City Down

As the fight to save the City of Detroit continues, during a charged Detroit financial review meeting Rev. Malik Shabazz’s said he would “burn down the city of Detroit before letting the state take over” and that it’s […]

CBS Sports Radio 1270–03/30/2012

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