Cautious Optimism In Lansing About Need For Financial Manager In Detroit

WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick says there is optimism among the group that the city won’t need an emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2012

Downtown Detroit.

Group Continues Petition To End Expanded Power Given To Emergency Financial Managers

Stand Up for Democracy needs to collect just over 161,000 valid signatures to temporarily suspend the law and make the November ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2012

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

Detroit Mayor Expects Deal With Unions By Year’s End

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

Senator: Emergency Manager Would Not Work For Detroit

One state lawmaker says an emergency manager would not work for the City of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

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Bing: We’ve Got The Team To Get Through This Crisis

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.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2011

State Treasurer: “I Think Detroit Is Fixable”

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2011

State To Launch Preliminary Review Of Detroit’s Finances

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2011

(WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Mayor Bing: Detroit Needs To Be Run By Detroiters

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011

U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Conyers Calls For Review Of Emergency Manager Law

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011

State Expected To Launch Review Of Detroit’s Finances

It’s the next step in a possible move to an emergency manager in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011