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Detroit Mayor Dave Bing (File Photo/Getty Images)

Detroit Council Cancels Break Amid Financial Crisis

The Detroit City council has cancelled its holiday recess amid reports that, without drastic cuts, the city will run out of cash in April.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

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Would Raising People Mover Fare Impact City’s Budget?

Councilman Ken Cockrel said the Director of the People Mover could do more to generate revenue and relieve the burden on the city by increasing the fare from its 1983 rate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2011

Ken Cockrel (WWJ Photo, File)

Cockrel On Budget: “I Don’t Trust The Mayor’s Math”

Now that Mayor Bing has removed some controversial members of his administration it’s back to trying to solve the city’s budget woes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2011

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Shakeup In The Bing Administration

Amid a whistleblower lawsuit and rumors of a shakeup at Detroit City Hall, Mayor Dave Bing will be holding a news briefing to address personnel changes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2011

Mayor Dave Bing is seen with members of his administration. (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Detroit Council: Police Layoffs Not Necessary

Mayor Dave Bing and City Council are at loggerheads over Council’s cut to Bing’s budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2011

Councilmen Want To ‘Ban The Box’

Two Detroit City Councilmen want to remove the question about felony convictions on employment applications.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011

Debate Swirls Around Mayor's Missing Computer

Detroit City Councilmen Ken Cockrel is denying claims by former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick about a missing computer. 


Cockrel’s Son Hit By Truck

Detroit City Councilman Ken Cockrel Jr.’s son has been taken to a hospital after being struck by a pickup truck. Police said the 16-year old was riding a bicycle near Grand River Avenue and the Lodge […]