Detroit bankruptcy

8:04 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Duggan, Napoleon likely to face off for Detroit Mayor in November

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Former Detroit Medical Center CEO Michael Duggan had to run write-in campaign to qualify for fall election
Detroit- Former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan overcame long odds and numerous legal challenges while Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon cruised comfortably to pull out top tier finishes to face off in the race for mayor. Both are expected to face off in the Nov. 5 general election.
7:12 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Other struggling cities watching how Detroit handles health care

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Orr wants to route Detroit retirees under 65 to health insurance exchange
Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr's proposal to leverage Obamacare to shed some of Detroit's $5.7 billion debt for retiree health care has angered unions and struck a sour chord with Democrats and Republicans alike. But it might benefit the city and become a model for other financially struggling American cities, some experts say.
9:04 pm
Sun August 4, 2013

Attorney General Schuette defends involvement in Detroit bankruptcy

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Has filed motion saying state Constitution protects pensions of city retirees
Detroit- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is defending his involvement in Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing after city attorneys expressed confusion in court about his role in the case. In an interview Saturday, Schuette said he sees no conflict of interest.
6:50 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Snyder's approval rating improves according to new poll

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Poll also shows Snyder leading likely Democratic opponent Mark Schuaer in head to head matchup
Gov. Rick Snyder's decision to take Detroit into bankruptcy has statewide popularity, but his advocacy for expanding Medicaid has cost him support among fellow Republicans, according to a new poll released exclusively to The Detroit News.
Governor Rick Snyder
3:38 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Snyder says Detroit should be "model" for municipal bankruptcy

Governor Rick Snyder interviewed Thursday at WMUK
Credit Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Interview with Rick Snyder


Governor Rick Snyder spoke with WMUK, MLive Kalamazoo and the Battle Creek Enquirer during a visit to Kalamazoo on Thursday. 

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