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SMART Bus System Wants Tax Increase To Keep Fleet On The Streets

SMART bus officials say their operations are poised to run out of gas — unless they get more money from taxpayers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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Gov’t Sells $1.2 Billion In GM Stock, Moving Closer To Selling Entire Stake In Automaker

The U.S. government sold another $1.2 billion worth of General Motors stock last month as it moves closer to selling its entire stake in the automaker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2013

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Kilpatrick Raises Possible Conflict With Lawyer

A judge says former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick suddenly has raised concerns about a potential conflict of interest with his legal team, just as the jury selection process starts in his corruption trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

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Survey Starts Jury Process In Kilpatrick Trial

Hundreds of people have been called to the Detroit federal courthouse to fill out a jury questionnaire in the corruption trial of former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

Taxpayer-Funded Jury Adviser Sought In Detroit Corruption Case

A defense lawyer involved in the corruption case against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wants taxpayers to pay up to $2,400 for a jury consultant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2012

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. (Credit: WWJ-TV, File)

Wayne Co. Executive Ficano Requests More Money For Criminal Lawyer

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is asking commissioners for more taxpayer money for a criminal defense attorney.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

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Nothing Due? It’s Error, Tax Bill Recipients Told

Some Lansing taxpayers who got bills showing they didn’t owe anything are finding out that it was all a mistake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2011

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MDOT Seeks Groups To Adopt-A-Highway

More than 3,000 groups collected 80,000 bags of trash and saved taxpayers more than $1.5 million in cleanup costs.

04/03/2011

Study: Detroit Council Among Most Expensive To Taxpayers

A new report finds that the Detroit City Council is one of the most expensive to the taxpayer.

02/03/2011

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