More than 30,000 retirees and current and former workers were eligible to vote on pension changes.
“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.
Thousands of Detroit retirees and city employees must have their ballots on the city’s plan of adjustment in the bankruptcy case turned in this week.
Retirees supporting the plan used the bill-signing ceremony to urge pensioners to vote yes on the deal.
Kevyn Orr has ordered a fraud and corruption investigation into the police and fire pension fund and general employee pension fund.
Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is reportedly prepared to take Detroit into federal bankruptcy court if the city’s 30,000 employees and retirees refuse the reduced payouts.
Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Maria Oxholm ruled that Mullin doesn’t qualify for the benefits because she did not work for Wayne County for eight years.
Four trustees of Detroit’s two reportedly underfunded public pension funds are expected to travel this weekend to a Hawaiian resort for a conference, with the $22,000 tab paid for by the funds.
The Detroit-area daughter of an ex-Chicago Bears player has been sentenced to six months in a halfway house for collecting about $70,000 from an NFL retirement fund after her dad died.
Prosecutors are recommending no prison time for an Oakland County woman who forged her late father’s signature and collected about $70,000 from an NFL pension plan.