Snyder, Bing Begin Hiring Search For High-Profile PositionsWith a deal finally in place between the state and Detroit on the city's finances, one of the next steps to financial stability is to fill several high-profile positions.
Detroit City Council Approves Financial Agreement With State In a move to avoid an emergency manager and potential bankruptcy, the Detroit City Council has voted to approve a financial stability agreement with the state.
Manager Recommended For Muskegon Heights SchoolsA state review team has formally decided that the Muskegon Heights school district is in a financial emergency, recommending the appointment of an emergency manager
Source: Progress Made In Solving Detroit Budget Crisis "It would be correct to report that a deal has been reached'," said WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick.
Detroit Council Approves $137M Bond TransactionDetroit City Council has voted 6-3 to approve a request from the mayor's office giving Mayor Dave Bing permission to issue bonds to keep the city from running out of cash this spring.
Flint's Emergency Manager Ready To Resume WorkFlint's state-appointed emergency manager is prepared to pick up where he left off now that Michigan's Appeals Court has granted a motion allowing him to resume his work.
Protesters Disrupt Financial Review Team MeetingMore than 50 protesters disrupted a financial review team meeting as they worked to decide if an emergency manager should be named to run Detroit.
Battle In Courts Over Emergency Manager LawThe Michigan Court of Appeals will decide if a lower court's ruling that the Detroit review team violated the state's Open Meetings Act should stand.
Review Team Declares 'Severe Financial Emergency' In DetroitThe next step: Gov. Rick Snyder will determine whether an emergency manager is appointed.
Judge Rules Review Team Meetings Must Be PublicAn Ingham County judge has ruled that the state-appointed team reviewing the City of Detroit's finances should be subject to Michigan's Open Meetings Act.
Detroit Council Invited To 'Voluntary' Review Team MeetingsA state financial review team is scheduled to meet with Detroit City Council members in groups of two or three to avoid violating the open meetings act.
Cautious Optimism In Lansing About Need For Financial Manager In DetroitWWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick says there is optimism among the group that the city won't need an emergency manager.