Detroit Bankruptcy: Debt and Democracy

by Curt Guyette Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen The grins stretched from ear to ear, and the hugs and back-patting were plentiful. Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, Gov. Rick Snyder, Mayor Mike Duggan and U.S. Judge Gerald Rosen — all were in a Read More


Detroit Files for Bankruptcy, All Bets Are Off

by Bankole Thompson Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Chronicle Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr today asked a federal judge to place Detroit in chapter 9 bankruptcy, a move that, if allowed, would make the city the largest municipality in the history of the Read More