DETROIT (WWJ) – This makes for an interesting flight — Mayor Dave Bing and Governor Rick Snyder are both heading to Washington on Monday.
Today will be the first face-to-face meeting between Snyder and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing since Friday’s announcement that the state will begin a review of the city’s finances starting Tuesday.READ MORE: 2 Metro-Detroit S.O.S. Branches Remain Closed In Covid Outbreak, Appointments Still Months Ahead
“The governor and I will be together, we’re going to Washington, D.C., and so we will have a lot of time to talk,” Bing said.READ MORE: Gov. Whitmer, Lt. Gov. Gilchrist, SOS Benson React To Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict
And the purpose of the road trip: “We’re going to talk to the Secretary of Transportation to talk about regional transportation,” Bing said.
The mayor also said a number of committees are being formed to address the city’s cash flow crisis.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 5,259 New COVID-19 Cases, 85 Deaths Tuesday
“We will have representation from my office, we’ll have representation from city council, from labor and from business. So we’re setting up I’d say probably 8 or 10 different committees to start to work,” Bing said.