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Kevyn Orr

Judge Approves Detroit Swaps Deal With 2 Banks

The $85 million “swaps deal” is a key to Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s plan to restructure Detroit’s overwhelming debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2014

Detroit Fire Department. (Credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ Newsradio950)

Unions: Detroit Firefighters, Police Officers ‘Will Be Destitute’ Under Emergency Manager’s Plan

“How are we going to be able to recruit firefighters and police officers. How are we going to be able to retain firefighters and police officers?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing sits with Michigan Matters host Carol Cain
(Photo Credit: CBS 62)

WATCH ‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Bing Blasts Snyder, Dillon’s Handling Of Detroit

Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing blasted former treasurer Andy Dillon for “lying repeatedly” to him during conversations between the state and city.

04/04/2014

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Detroit Hopes To Exit Bankruptcy By Oct. 15

Judge Steven Rhodes plans to hold hearings in July on Detroit’s overall plan to wrap up the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder appears with Carol Cain and talks about the need to remake the state. (credit: CBS 62)

Gov. Snyder Takes To The Michigan Chronicle’s ‘Pancakes & Politics’ Stage

Gov. Rick Snyder came to office talking about reinventing Michigan and change has become his mantra.

04/01/2014

$120 Million Detroit Financing Plan Going To Vote

A state board involved in Detroit’s financial reorganization has scheduled a meeting Tuesday to consider city leaders’ proposal for a $120 million loan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr holds a press conference to discuss federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes' ruling on Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy eligibility December 3, 2013. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Future Of Detroit Focus Of Public Forum In New York City

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr were the headliners of a public forum in New York City Monday, speaking on the topic of Detroit’s financial future.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Looking To Privatize The City’s Water Department

Kevyn Orr says he’s looking for buyers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

2-3 Weeks Till Judge Rules On Detroit Bond Debt

A judge said he will decide in two to three weeks whether bond insurers’ claims that the millions of dollars they are owed by Detroit should be considered secured debt during the city’s bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2014

Union: Detroit Restructuring Plan ‘A Gut Punch To City Workers And Retirees’

AFSCME Council 25 is reacting to the release of Kevyn Orr’s plan to dig Detroit out of debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2014

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