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Detroit EM Looks To Streamline Health Care Plans For City Employees

State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr wants to streamline 20 different health care plans available to Detroit municipal employees — down to one individual plan, as part of his financial restructuring of the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2013

19 States Have Laws Aimed At Helping Broke Cities

A Michigan law that allows the state to intervene when a local government faces financial distress is one of the nation’s most aggressive, according to a study released Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

(Photo: George Fox/CBS Detroit) Kevyn Orr and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder discuss Detroit's bankruptcy filing.

Emergency Manager Shocked By Tolerance For Detroit Mismanagement

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr says Detroiters should be outraged by the state of the city’s finances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2013

Jack Martin speaks at a news conference. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Schools Get New Emergency Manager

Gov. Rick Snyder stopped in Detroit Monday to announce that Jack Martin will take over for Roy Roberts effective immediately.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

Protesters inside the Coleman A. Young building in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Protest Over Snyder’s Policies Rally Hundreds In Detroit

AFSCME Local along with other union members were protesting hiring of an emergency manager for the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2013

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (credit: George Fox/WWJ) FILE.

Detroit Emergency Manager Meets With Pension Reps

The city’s retirement system is underfunded by $3.5 billion

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

Part of the Highland Park School District's Black History media collection. Protesters are angry that some of the collection was mistakenly thrown away. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Highland Park’s Black History Collection

Residents in Highland Park are still fuming over the dumping of thousands of black history and culture books.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

Detroit's Emergency Manager spokesperson Bill Nowling. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

The Tour Of Detroit Is Off Says EM Kevyn Orr

Detroit’s Emergency Manager has called off a controversial tour of Detroit that was aimed at drawing sympathy from the city’s biggest creditors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (credit: George Fox/WWJ) FILE.

Detroit EM Will Not Replace City Council Members Despite Charter Laws

Orr has ordered the City Council not to name replacements for two colleagues that resigned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2013

(credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Highland Park Citizens Protest Disposal Of Black History Books

Homemade signs read: “Snyder, 21 Century Hitler, Burning Books.”

07/08/2013

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