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Dave Bing Threatens City Workers With State Takeover

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 11.23.2011 | Detroit

After canceling a scheduled meeting with City Council Wednesday, Mayor Dave Bing used strong language and threatened the possibility of a state takeov...

Mayor Dave Bing: 1,000 Job Cuts Amid Detroit Budget Crisis

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 01.18.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Detroit plans to cut 1,000 jobs by early next year to help deal with the city's budget crisis and avoid the possibility of a state-app...

Rahm: City Workers Need To Shape Up Or Pay Up

Posted 11.16.2011 | Chicago

As part of his ongoing effort to contend with the city's massive budget shortfall, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is going after the Chicago's annual $500 million...

William Alden

After Firing Crossing Guards, One Michigan Town Left With Nothing Else To Cut | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This story is the first in a series that will examine the myriad consequences of the debt crisis confronting American states and cities. * * * * * ...

Jailed City Worker Received Paychecks, Benefits

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Prompted by findings that a city worker collected a paycheck while sitting in prison, Chicago's inspector general is urging Mayor Richard Daley to req...

City Debt $420 Million

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is facing a $420 million budget hole, city budget officials announced Thursday. They project a $141 million shortfall this year that will ball...