emergency financial manager

Detroit EM Kevyn Orr, left, talks to reports on his first day at work in Detroit. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit EM Orr Has 2 Weeks Left To Prepare Plan

May 9 is the deadline for Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to submit his turnaround plan to the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013

A Detroit City Council meeting in April, 2013. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Lawsuit: Detroit City Council Is Meeting Illegally

A community activist says council has not received written permission by Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr that would allow them to meet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr, right, and Gov. Rick Snyder talk to Vickie Thomas (credit: WWJ)

Embarrassed Detroit EFM Orr Says Taxes Are Paid

Saying the situation was “quite embarrassing,” Detroit’s new emergency financial manager says he has taken care of a pair of tax liens against his Maryland home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

Kevyn Orr (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Financial Manager: I’m Used To Being Hated

He’s not a union-buster and he has no plans to hawk Detroit’s jewels. That’s the word from Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

A Detroit neighborhood is shown behind a street sign that has been knocked over March 23, 2011. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroiters: It Doesn’t Matter Who Is In Charge, Just Fix The City

Detroiters know all too well that their neighborhoods are filled with abandoned and burned buildings. After putting up with it for so long, residents say they don’t care who is in charge, they just want their city back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Kevyn Orr, right, takes reporter questions with Gov. Rick Snyder to his left. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

LISTEN: Gov. Snyder Announces Detroit Emergency Manager

Gov. Rick Snyder acknowledged that his decision to appoint an emergency financial manager for Detroit is bittersweet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Protesters speak out against the appointment of an emergency financial manager for Detroit. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Opponents Label Detroit Emergency Manager An ‘Uncle Tom’

“We’re not worried about no Kevyn Orr. Uncle Toms ain’t nothing new,” said Rev. David Bullock, during a protest Thursday in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Kevyn Orr (handout photo)

Bankruptcy Expert Named Detroit Emergency Manager

The governor’s nominee to become Detroit’s emergency financial manager says the job is the “Olympics of restructuring.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Multiple Legal Challenges Likely Vs. Detroit EFM

The Detroit City Council has dropped out of the fight, but others will challenge the state’s appointment of an emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

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

Dave Bing’s Legacy Clouded By Emergency Manager Threat

The 69-year-old mayor has been swept up in the vortex of despair that has come to symbolize much of Detroit during the past few years. To some, the city’s failings represent Bing’s failure in his third career choice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013

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