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Orr: ‘Detroit has no choice’

Emergency manager takes on critics in candid interview about city’s future

KEVYN ORR, Detroit’s emergency financial manager, discusses the challenges facing Detroit while admonishing his critics to look at the facts on the city’s books. — Andre Smith photos

Kevyn Orr, Detroit’s emergency financial manager, unfazed by criticisms and mounting o

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Beaumont and Henry Ford Health Systems end merge talks

 

 

Beaumont Health System and Henry Ford Health System have ended discussions of a proposed merger to combine their operations into a new health system.

We have benefitted greatly from our merger discussions and have great respect for our colleagues at Henry Ford,” says Gene Michalski, president and CEO, Beaumont H

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Collaboration is key: 2013 Mackinac Policy

2013 Mackinac Policy Conference will align diverse groups in statewide conversation

Emerging from its troubled state, Michigan is poised for a seismic economic turnaround that may be right around the corner.

While some critics and pundits predicted that it would take decades to turn Detroit around and years to address Michigan’s languishing economy,

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

MAYOR BING, WAYNE COUNTY EXECUTIVE FICANO ANNOUNCE $600,000 EPA GRANT FOR BROWNFIELD ...

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano announced today that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Wayne County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority a 2013 Brownfields Assessment Grant of $600,000. The grant will pay for approximately 32 brownfield environmental site

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit