National

Judge Backs Snyder, Orr in Bankruptcy

by T. Kelly and Zenobia Jeffries Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen DETROIT — Gov. Rick Snyder’s determination to have Detroit under emergency management; Mayor Dave Bing’s years of deliberate inaction; a reduced tax base; and questionable financial deals with banks brought the […read more]

Business

Detroit Bankruptcy Turns Spotlight to Business Development

[Black Enterprise] The City of Detroit’s filing of Chapter 9 bankruptcy may be a blessing in disguise for Detroit’s business community, according to Michigan Business and Professional Association President and CEO Jennifer Kluge. “The business community long ago committed to re-developing the City of Detroit,” said Kluge. “With the City’s path […read more]