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Detroit Financial Review Team

Detroit's Debt Is Exaggerated, Says Mayor Hopefuls

Detroit Free Press | Posted 04.30.2013 | Detroit

Two Detroit mayoral candidates have accused the state and its review team that declared the city to be in a financial emergency of deliberately inflat...

State Partnership Needed to Address Detroit's Fiscal Crisis but EFM Not the Answer

Gary A. Brown | Posted 04.24.2013 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

Without a doubt we need the support and accountability that a State of Michigan partnership offers. We cannot address our legacy obligations alone. And, as Detroit goes, so goes Michigan.

City Official: Review Team Will Recommend Emergency Manager For Detroit

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT, Feb 19 (Reuters) - A review team appointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to scour Detroit's finances will recommend an emergency financi...

Will Financial Review Lead Detroit To Bankruptcy?

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 01.11.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Detroit's fiscal future could soon be out of its hands if a team of state officials determines that the nation's former auto and manufactur...

Financial Review Team Has 60 Days To Determine Detroit's Future

AP | DAVID N. GOODMAN | Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder appointed six people Tuesday to conduct a 60-day review of Detroit's municipal finances and decide if the state s...

Bing: THAT's What Pisses Me Off

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 06.15.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Detroit Mayor Dave Bing lashed out Thursday against "people with personal agendas" he blames for stalling his efforts to pull the city from...

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'There Will Have To Be Cuts' Under Detroit Consent Agreement

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 04.05.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder pushed an optimistic view of Detroit's future under the newly brokered financial agreement between the city and the state, d...

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Detroit City Council Approves Consent Agreement

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 04.04.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council on Wednesday voted 5-4 to enter into an agreement with the state of Michigan that will radically alter the structure of the city'...

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Deputy Mayor Says He Has The Votes For Consent Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 04.04.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: Wednesday 4:30 p.m. -- The state-appointed financial review team for the city of Detroit voted to approve a consent agreement for the city at ...

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What Will Final Consent Agreement Look Like?

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 03.28.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) gave some clues as to what a final financial agreement between the city of Detroit and the state of Michigan might look ...

State Supreme Court To Hear Detroit Financial Review Team Appeal

Detroit News | Posted 03.28.2012 | Detroit

By Karen Bouffard, Detroit News The Michigan Supreme Court will review the emergency appeal filed Monday to stop Gov. Rick Snyder and members of th...

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Detroiters Challenge Review Team, No Consent Agreement Reached

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 03.26.2012 | Detroit

Faced with shouts and interruptions from the assembled audience, Detroit's state-appointed financial review team struggled through its fourth public m...

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Snyder Continues To Call For Consent Agreement, Not Emergency Manager

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 03.29.2012 | Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder (R) held court with the media in his Detroit offices Monday afternoon to push his vision for the city's financial recovery. "I don...

Review Team Declares Severe Financial Emergency

AP | COREY WILLIAMS and TIM MARTIN | Posted 03.22.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A review team appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to examine Detroit's troubled finances determined Wednesday that a "severe financial emergency"...

Judge FURIOUS Over Detroit Review Team's Private Meetings

Posted 03.02.2012 | Detroit

Ingham County Circuit Court Judge William Collette is not going to let the state-appointed team examining Detroit's finances get away with meeting in ...

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Financial Review Team Subcommittee Wiggles Out Of Public Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 02.28.2012 | Detroit

The state-appointed review team charged with examining Detroit's finances seems poised to keep most of its business behind closed doors, despite a rec...

Now Out In The Open: Detroit Financial Review Team

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 02.27.2012 | Detroit

The 10-member body examining Detroit's finances will meet for the first time in public Tuesday, thanks to a successful lawsuit that charged the group ...

Judge Voids Detroit Financial Review Team's Work

Posted 02.15.2012 | Detroit

WDIV reports Ingham County Circuit Court Judge William Collette has voided the work of Detroit's state-appointed financial review team, and the Highla...