Detroit Officials Regaining Most City Control As Orr Removed From Role As Emergency ManagerThe Detroit City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a plan to transfer daily operations to elected officials while retaining the state-appointed emergency manager to oversee bankruptcy matters until they are resolved.
EM's Term Nearing End, City Council To Decide Role Kevyn Orr May Play In Near FutureRemoval of Orr as the city's emergency manager and restoring power back to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and the nine-member city council could come as soon as Sept. 29.
Governor's 'NERD Fund' Paying For Emergency Manager's Condo In DetroitOrr has been staying at a condo at the Westin Book Cadillac while working through the city's financial problems and bankruptcy filing.
Detroit EM Refers To City As "Dumb, Lazy, Happy And Rich" Responses also coming in on social media ... drawing comments from both sides.
The Tour Of Detroit Is Off Says EM Kevyn OrrDetroit's Emergency Manager has called off a controversial tour of Detroit that was aimed at drawing sympathy from the city's biggest creditors.
Detroit EM Will Not Replace City Council Members Despite Charter LawsOrr has ordered the City Council not to name replacements for two colleagues that resigned.
Snyder Meets With Interns During Town Hall MeetingGovernor Rick Snyder was in town to speak to a group of college interns about their work experience and staying in Michigan after graduation.
Detroit EM Says He Favors Leasing Belle Isle To StateKevyn Orr made the comment at a public meeting to discuss his plans for staving off bankruptcy and reducing $15 billion in unfunded municipal obligations.