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Detroit Council Argues Against Emergency Financial Manager

March 13, 2013

Representatives of the Detroit City Council Tuesday officially appealed the state’s finding that there is a financial emergency in the city so dire that it requires the state to take control. The city made its pitch at a hearing before a state treasury official in Lansing. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter was there and asked Council Member -- and former Detroit Mayor -- Ken Cockrel Jr. for his take on how successfully the city’s appeal went…