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Conservative Group Says Detroit Doesn't Deserve Extra State Funding

Friday, May 2, 2014


By Quinn Klinefelter



The conservative group Americans For Prosperity is launching an advertising campaign criticizing a proposal to send $350 million in state taxpayer money to Detroit to prop up the city’s pension system. The “grand bargain” would keep the city from having to sell any assets from the Detroit Institute of Arts to offset the pension payments. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter talked about the concerns over the bargain with the group’s director in Michigan – Scott Hagerstrom…



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