Review Team

Rick Snyder - Dave Bing (Credit: Getty Images)

Snyder, Bing Begin Hiring Search For High-Profile Positions

With 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2012

Detroit City Council (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis, File)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2012

Manager Recommended For Muskegon Heights Schools

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

Detroit City Council in session (WWJ Photo/File)

Detroit Council Approves $137M Bond Transaction

Detroit 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012

Flint’s Emergency Manager Ready To Resume Work

Flint’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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012

Hecklers disrupt a previous financial review team meeting (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Protesters Disrupt Financial Review Team Meeting

More than 50 protesters disrupted a financial review team meeting as they worked to decide if an emergency manager should be named to run Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

Battle In Courts Over Emergency Manager Law

The 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

(WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Review Team Declares ‘Severe Financial Emergency’ In Detroit

The next step: Gov. Rick Snyder will determine whether an emergency manager is appointed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

Judge Rules Review Team Meetings Must Be Public

An 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012