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: 100-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor From Metro Detroit Remembers Family, Other Victims On International Holocaust Remembrance Day
“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: Detroit Man Charged In Robbery, Fatal Shooting Of Liquor Store Clerk
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: Person Of Interest Being Questioned In Fatal Shooting Of 15-Year-Old, Detroit Police Say
“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.