Emergency Manager

A view of downtown Pontiac

Gov. Snyder: Financial Emergency Ending In Pontiac

“I’m pleased to see Pontiac emerge as a financially stable city and return to local control,” the governor said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2013

A mural by the Grand River Creative Corridor (photo credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Monday Deadline For Detroit’s Creditors To File Objections In Bankruptcy Petition

Monday is the eligibility objection deadline in the bankruptcy petition by Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2013

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevin Orr (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Petition Drive Seeks To Remove Detroit EM Kevyn Orr From Office

The drive was sparked by comments Orr made describing Detroit as “dumb, lazy, happy and rich.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2013

Governor: Pontiac Schools In Financial Emergency

The district’s general fund deficit for the 2012 fiscal year was $37.7 million, having quadrupled since 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2013

Mich. EM Foes Win Ruling In Lawsuit Over Old Law

A federal court on Friday delivered a harsh review of Michigan’s Republican-controlled Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2013

An auctioneer for Christie's taking bids on an item. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images) 2010.

Christie’s Auction House Will Assist DIA In Appraisal Of Art

Christie’s Appraisals says it has agreed to appraise some city-owned pieces in the Detroit Institute of Arts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2013

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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

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