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Detroit Mayor Dave Bing Tries Desperately to Stop State Takeover of...

AFRICANGLOBE - Detroit’s financial picture has looked grim for a long time, but as the city tried to ward off the state from taking over its finances, Mayor Dave Bing last night offered a positive spin, saying “the picture is not all doom and gloom.” “Every day there is more hope and possibilities,” he said in his annual State of the City address. “Like many Detroiters, I, too, am a fighter. We can’t, and won’t, give up on our city.”

Detroit Struggling To Avoid State Takeover

AFRICANGLOBE - The state of Michigan is poised to take over the city of Detroit’s struggling finances if the mayor and City Council can’t find a way to work together in devising a plan to reduce the city’s budget deficit on Tuesday.