Wayne County

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State Review Is Next Step After Emergency Loan Board Finds ‘Financial Stress’ In Wayne County

“While county officials have taken some important steps in an effort to remedy the current crisis, the county continues to face significant financial difficulties that must be addressed now.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

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State Begins Preliminary Review Of Wayne County Finances

By law, the review will have to be completed within 30 days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2015

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Wayne County Ends Practice Of 13th Check For Retirees

The move aims to reduce the county’s underfunded pension liability.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2015

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Consent Agreement Looming? Wayne County Seeks Financial Emergency Declaration

Mired under a $52 million structural deficit, officials have asked the state to declare a financial emergency in Wayne County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2015

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Wayne County Reaches Deal To Cut Retiree Health Care Costs

Wayne County and about 5,000 retirees have agreed to a deal that will cut their health care benefits and save the county about $20 million each year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2015

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans. (credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Evans’ Veto Could Mean Higher Taxes In Wayne County

The Wayne County Executive has vetoed a city commission vote over a one-time property tax assessment for residents this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2015

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Wayne County Extends Deadline For Homeowners To Pay Back Taxes, Avoid Foreclosure

Tuesday’s deadline for thousands of Wayne County residents facing foreclosure has now been extended.

CBS Detroit–05/12/2015

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Troubled Wayne County Considers Sale Of Detroit’s Historic Guardian Building

Wayne County is exploring a sale of the Guardian Building, a downtown Detroit landmark that was acquired for county government in 2008.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

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Tri-County Seniors Invited To Free Day At Detroit Zoo April 29

Senior Day will feature live music, tram tours, bingo, a senior resource area and zookeeper talks highlighting some of the zoo’s senior animal residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Evans Says Pay Cuts Part Of Plan To Dig Wayne County Out Of $88.5 Million Deficit

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans is calling for a five percent pay cut for most workers and expects organizational restructuring that will result in job cuts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2015