“Culture is a social right, we are opposed to the plans, the threats, of the emergency manager to sell off the art,” he said.
If you don’t want Detroit to sell the art — you’d better have a better idea,” Kevyn Orr told the Economic Club.
The Pontiac School District is facing a roughly a $38 million deficit.
The city’s emergency manager says after reforms and contract adjustments, Allen Park will avoid filing for Chapter 9 protection.
“I’m pleased to see Pontiac emerge as a financially stable city and return to local control,” the governor said.
Monday is the eligibility objection deadline in the bankruptcy petition by Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.
The drive was sparked by comments Orr made describing Detroit as “dumb, lazy, happy and rich.”
The district’s general fund deficit for the 2012 fiscal year was $37.7 million, having quadrupled since 2009.
A federal court on Friday delivered a harsh review of Michigan’s Republican-controlled Legislature.
Christie’s Appraisals says it has agreed to appraise some city-owned pieces in the Detroit Institute of Arts.