Orr said 26,000 lights have been added or fixed, police are responding more quickly to 911 calls and efforts to clear vacant houses have stepped up.
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“I want to say to everyone whose a resident of the city, no one is more aware of the hardship that this is going to cause to a number of different people than me,” Kevyn Orr said.
The ruling by Judge Rhodes concluded that pensions are essentially nothing more than contractual rights …
Federal Judge Steven Rhodes has ruled that, under law, pensions can be cut in Detroit’s bankruptcy.
The group that includes AFSCME Michigan Council 25 said in its motion that Emergency Manager, Kevyn Orr is not moving “aggressively enough to monetize the art.
Although they haven’t offered specifics, officials predict a “free-fall crisis” if the city is found ineligible for bankruptcy.
“Whatever authority I have to run the city depends on my ability to persuade the governor and the emergency manager that I can improve the quality of life faster than is being done right now,” Duggan said.
Outgoing Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he remains convinced the state could have done more to help Detroit avoid bankruptcy.
Attorneys gave closing arguments Friday in a rare trial to determine whether Detroit can become the largest municipality to fix its finances in bankruptcy court.