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Detroit Mayor Promises Change As He Takes Control Of Water Department

Mayor Mike Duggan is getting more control over city operations — including the embattled water department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Retirees Vote In Favor Of Pension Cuts

A judge still must hold a trial to determine if Detroit’s overall bankruptcy plan is fair and feasible, but support from retirees is vital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2014

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Voting Results On Pension Cuts By City Employees And Retirees Expected Today

More than 30,000 retirees and current and former workers were eligible to vote on pension changes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2014

Kevyn Orr (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr Says He’ll Leave Detroit Once Bankruptcy Is Settled

“I think it’s appropriate for me, when this does come to an end, to exit quietly…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2014

Outgoing Congressman John Dingell and U.S. Senator Carl Levin appear together in the "Eye on the Future" special "Michigan in Transition" airing 6:30 p.m. this Sunday on CBS  62. The two Michigan leaders talk about changes in the political landscape in the 30-minute special. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

What’s Ahead For The Great Lakes State? ‘Michigan In Transition’ Examines Historic Change Of Leadership

As the state that put the world on wheels looks to its future – change is in the air.

07/17/2014

Protestors rally in front of the U.S. Courthouse in Detroit where Detroit's bankruptcy eligibility trial is taking place. (Credit:  Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) FILE.

Detroit Bankruptcy Judge Opens Court To Critics

A judge overseeing Detroit’s bankruptcy is getting an earful from retirees who are opposed to the city’s plan to get back on its feet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Judge Will Hear Objections From The Public On Bankruptcy Plan

“This judge wants everybody in Detroit that has an objection to the city’s plan to get out of bankruptcy come to court and prove the case,” WWJ’s Charlie Langton said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2014

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

Ficano Objects After Kevyn Orr Awards Raises To Detroit Officials, Others, In Midst Of Bankruptcy

Ficano went so far as to say city officials should decline the raise. “The answer should be not just ‘no,’ the answer should be ‘hell, no,” Ficano said.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2014

Gov. Rick Snyder speaks about the passage of the Grand Bargain. (Credit/Michigan Gov)

Michigan Senate Approves ‘Grand Bargain’ Legislation

Michigan’s Senate has approved spending $195 million to help shore up Detroit’s pension funds, a key legislative step in a deal designed to end the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr speaks to reporters on Mackinac Island. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Orr: $1 Billion Detroit Bankruptcy Deal At Risk

Detroit’s emergency manager told a crowd at the Mackinac Policy Conference Friday he’s worried city workers and retirees considering a plan to prevent steep pension cuts will make a “protest vote.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2014

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