Meeting To Explore Effects Of Planned Welfare CutsThe Speak Out and Speak Up summit Thursday in Detroit will look at the effect of the state's planned cuts to welfare assistance.
Pontiac Considers Tax Hike, Budget CutsDramatic losses in revenue and population has led to Pontiac's emergency financial manager to forward a tax hikes and budget cuts that will impact police and fire protection, among other areas.
Detroit Water Park Faces ClosureDuring the hottest week of the year, the city of Detroit's only water park - the Chandler Park Family Aquatic Center - is being put on notice that it might close.
Demolition Begins On Historic Ford Auditorium It was once the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and countless historic events in Detroit. Now, the building is coming down.
Teachers Voting On Concessions ContractVoting begins Sunday by teachers faced with cutting their contract in order to help with a huge budget deficit.
Deadline Looming For Council's Vote On Bing's Budget CompromiseAn important day at Detroit City Hall, as decision time nears for the City Council on what it will do with Mayor Dave Bing's proposed budget compromise.
Would Raising People Mover Fare Impact City's Budget?Councilman Ken Cockrel said the Director of the People Mover could do more to generate revenue and relieve the burden on the city by increasing the fare from its 1983 rate.
Roy Roberts: DPS System Is BrokenA harsh assessment from the Detroit Public School Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts to the crowd gathered for Pancakes and Politics Thursday morning, who said the DPS financial system is broken.
Battle Continues Over Detroit's Budget The budget bantering continues to heat up between Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and city council - as a key vote on the city's budget draws near.
State Budget To Be Passed In Record TimeThe Michigan Legislature is finalizing Governor Rick Synder's $47 billion spending plan in record time.
DPS Increases Number Of School ClosuresThe Detroit Public Schools says it's increasing the number of school closures to 20 by the fall of next year.
State May Deny Aid For BurialsThe state may be cutting off support to families who can't afford to bury their loved ones.
Governor Synder Heads To Wall StreetMichigan Governor Rick Snyder is preparing to head to the Big Apple to meet with bond rating agencies.
Detroit Pension Boards Agree To ConcessionsBoth of Detroit's municipal pension boards have agreed to concessions designed to save the city about $60 million
Detroit's Cultural Cornerstones Could Be Next Victim To Budget CutsSome of Detroit's high-profile cultural sites could be in jeopardy, as the City Council struggles with Mayor Dave Bing's proposed budget plan.