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Detroit City Council in session (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Unions Threaten Strike As Detroit Struggles With State

Detroit’s unions are fuming over possibly losing some of their organized labor muscle in the agreement being worked out between the city and the state over Detroit’s finances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

Governor Speaks At Town Hall On Detroit Finances

Governor Rick Snyder is taking part in a town hall meeting Wednesday to discuss Detroit’s financial situation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

Detroit City Council in session (WWJ Photo/File)

Detroit Council Approves $137M Bond Transaction

Detroit City Council has voted 6-3 to approve a request from the mayor’s office giving Mayor Dave Bing permission to issue bonds to keep the city from running out of cash this spring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012

Hecklers disrupt a previous financial review team meeting (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Protesters Disrupt Financial Review Team Meeting

More than 50 protesters disrupted a financial review team meeting as they worked to decide if an emergency manager should be named to run Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

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Appeals Court Reverses Lower Court Ruling Barring City From Entering Consent Agreement

This now opens the door for the city and state to move forward on a Monday deadline in which the financial review team will either recommend a consent agreement or an emergency manager for the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

Battle In Courts Over Emergency Manager Law

The Michigan Court of Appeals will decide if a lower court’s ruling that the Detroit review team violated the state’s Open Meetings Act should stand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

Allen Park To Seek State Review Of Its Finances

Leaders in Allen Park plan to ask the state for a preliminary review of its finances, a step that could lead to the appointment of an emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

Detroit’s Financial Review Team Considering Consent Agreement Between City And State

As directed by the court, Governor Rick Snyder’s Detroit Financial Review Team conducted a meeting open to the public.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2012

Extension Granted To Detroit Financial Review Team

A state-appointed review team has been given up to 30 more days to determine if a financial emergency exists in Detroit, officials said Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

Highland Park Review Team Again Declares Emergency

Meeting in public under a court order, a state-appointed review team determined for the second time that a financial emergency exists in Highland Park Public Schools, a district facing the threat of a payless payday by week’s end.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2012