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Jul 18, 2013, 17:24 ET

City of Detroit Commences Chapter 9 Case to Pursue Its Restructuring and Revitalization Plan

Kevyn Orr, the Emergency Manager for the City of Detroit ("Detroit" or the "City"), today announced that Detroit has commenced a chapter 9...

Jul 17, 2013, 19:15 ET

City of Detroit Pension Funds File Lawsuit to Block Bankruptcy Filing

The General Retirement System of the City of Detroit and the Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit (the "Retirement Systems")...

Jul 05, 2013, 16:30 ET

Detroit Sues Financial Insurer Syncora to Release Improperly Captured City Casino Revenues

The City of Detroit today filed suit in Wayne County Circuit Court against Syncora Guarantee Inc. to recover up to $11 million a month in casino...

Jun 14, 2013, 11:46 ET

Emergency Manager Presents Plan to Secure a Viable, Strong Detroit

Kevyn Orr, the Emergency Manager for the City of Detroit, today presented to the City's creditors a plan that outlines the required steps to secure...

Aug 22, 2012, 15:39 ET

Police and Fire Retirement System Investments in Detroit properties sparks growth, buildings fully occupied

 The Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit has received full payment on its investment in the One Kennedy Square building...

Jun 29, 2012, 12:41 ET

City Of Detroit Coalition Of Unions Implores Mayor Dave Bing To Man Up And Keep His Word

Letter sent to the Mayor today  The City of Detroit Coalition of Unions sent the following letter to Mayor Dave Bing imploring him to be...

May 03, 2012, 14:36 ET

Police and Fire Retirement System Severs Real Estate and Advisory Business with MayfieldGentry Realty Advisors, LLC

 The Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit has taken a Board action today to terminate its business with...

Aug 25, 2011, 16:33 ET

KPAI Golf Outing to Raise Funds for City Year Detroit

City Year Detroit is delighted and proud to announce a new partnership with KPAI, the Association for Korean-American Professionals in the...

Jun 09, 2011, 10:34 ET

City Year Detroit Honors 71 Young Adults for Full Time Service

Young adult leaders who have given more than 120,000 hours tutoring and mentoring Detroit area students will be honored for their commitment on...

May 19, 2011, 18:27 ET

Statement on Behalf of the Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit

Today the Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit reviewed its actuarial assumptions regarding the actuarial valuation as of June...

Jan 06, 2011, 08:00 ET

Dr. Geneva J. Williams to Retire as President & CEO of City Connect Detroit

After ten years at the helm, Dr. Geneva J. Williams is retiring as President & CEO of City Connect Detroit, effective March 1, 2011.  She...

Mar 01, 2010, 13:13 ET

City Connect Urges Detroit Businesses to Commit to Youth Employment

City Connect Detroit, along with the Detroit Youth Employment Consortium, co-sponsored a Youth Employment Summit (Y.E.S.) today, in an effort to...

Jun 28, 2005, 01:00 ET

Mayor's Office Response to Possible Detroit Zoo Cuts

DETROIT, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Derrick Miller, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Detroit: Back in...

Jun 16, 2004, 01:00 ET

City of Detroit Offers Advice for Pistons Victory Celebration

DETROIT, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick has announced that Detroit will honor the 2004 NBA Champion Pistons with a parade and...

Jun 15, 2004, 01:00 ET

City of Detroit Announces Pistons' Celebration

DETROIT, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the Pistons' victory, Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick announced that Detroit will honor the 2004 NBA...

Apr 18, 2003, 01:00 ET

Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick Announces Hip-Hop Summit for April 26 In Partnership With HSAN, NAACP, Clear Channel

DETROIT, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when political candidates traditionally ignored 18- to 35-year-olds, 31-year-old Kwame M. Kilpatrick...

Apr 09, 2003, 01:00 ET

Detroit City Councilwoman Kay Everett Slams Feds for Wasting Resources By Investigating 'Hat Calendar'

DETROIT, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit City Councilwoman Kay Everett says that federal authorities have focused a federal investigation on...

Mar 12, 2003, 00:00 ET

Arnold Schwarzenegger to Visit Detroit March 14, 2003; Reviews Progress Of Detroit's Inner-City Games (ICG) After-School Programs

DETROIT, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Arnold Schwarzenegger, founder and chairman of the national Inner-City Games (ICG) Foundation, will visit...

Jan 16, 2003, 00:00 ET

Senators Kennedy, Daschle Invite Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick to Deliver Keynote Address At National Civil Rights Forum

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick has been tapped by U.S. Senators Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Ted Kennedy...

Nov 21, 2002, 00:00 ET

City of Detroit Prepares for the Annual Parade and Detroit Lions Game On Thanksgiving Day

DETROIT, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit is the place to be on Thanksgiving Day, as more than one million people are expected to come to...