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Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DIA Defends Executive Raises, Arguing Salaries Still Lower Than National Average

As the Detroit Institute of Arts continues to rely on a regional property tax to support its budget, the museum says six-figure salaries paid to its top executives are justified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

A man looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Rep. Says DIA Management Raises Are A Misuse Of Taxpayer Money

Representative Eileen Kowall is hoping the Detroit Institute of Arts will reconsider major raises given to its director and CEO.

10/13/2014

Inside the Detroit Institute of Arts (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DIA Officers Got Pay Boost, Including $514K Director’s Salary, $50K Bonuses, As Counties Considered Tax Millage

Detroit Institute of Arts tax documents show compensation for its two top officers increased by more than 10 percent in 2012, including $50,000 bonuses for each.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2014

A man looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

House Passes Bill That Would Prevent Renewal Of Tri-County DIA Millage

Supporters of the bill say that the DIA is getting enough money in the “Grand Bargain.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2014

A woman votes in this file photo. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Election Results: Library Millage Nixed, Public Transit Tax Gets Thumbs Up

A millage request to fund a $21.5 million expansion project of the Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham has been defeated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2014

(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Oakland Co. Says No More DIA Tax If Any Art Sold

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson supports the action taken Tuesday …

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2013

Polar Bear Exhibit at the Detroit Zoo. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

New Law Protects Zoo, Museum Millage Money

A tri-county millage to help fund the Detroit Zoo and the DIA will now have all of its revenue earmarked for those two institutions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2013

Eugene Strobe modeling some of the very creative finger-puppets.(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Free Admission Draws Crowd To DIA

Following passage of the 10 year Detroit Institute of Arts millage August 7, museum employees have noted an increase in foot traffic.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Salvadore Salont, DIA European Department Director (center), speaks with the Board Chairman Gargaro and museum staffers. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

DIA Millage Provides Decade-Long Security, Free Admission

With the passing of a 10-year Detroit Institute of Arts millage in Tuesday’s primary election, residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties will get in free with I.D.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

Warren City sign

Warren Voters Approve Millage Saving Dozens Of Police And Fire Jobs

The Warren police and fire departments are now awaiting the results of a vote on a public safety millage that, if approved, would save dozens of police and fire jobs.

08/07/2012

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