WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick says there is optimism among the group that the city won’t need an emergency manager.
Stand Up for Democracy needs to collect just over 161,000 valid signatures to temporarily suspend the law and make the November ballot.
Mayor Dave Bing is reporting more progress at the table as he tries to work with the city’s big labor unions on possible concessions to save money
One state lawmaker says an emergency manager would not work for the City of Detroit.
What has been going on in Detroit in the days since the state began reviewing the city’s money situation? Mayor Dave Bing spoke live on WWJ Newsradio 950 Friday morning about “making progress.”
Speaking live on WWJ, State Treasurer Andy Dillon said he expects a decision on whether there is financial stress in the city before the 30-day period ends next month.
It’s official. State Treasurer Andy Dillon Friday announced that the Department of Treasury will begin a preliminary review of the city of Detroit’s finances.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and city leaders fired back Thursday against reports that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has requested a formal review of the city’s financial situation.
Rep. John Conyers is asking the Justice Department and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to review and possibly challenge the constitutionality of the Emergency Manager law.
It’s the next step in a possible move to an emergency manager in Detroit.