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Joseph Lichterman

Michigan wants 50,000 visas to bring immigrants to Detroit

Jan 23 2014

DETROIT Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Thursday called for the U.S. government to set aside 50,000 special visas over the next five years to attract highly skilled immigrants to live and work in the bankrupt city of Detroit.

Michigan governor urges 50,000 visas for skilled Detroit immigrants

Jan 23 2014

DETROIT Michigan Governor Rick Snyder unveiled a proposal on Thursday that calls for the U.S. government to allocate 50,000 special visas over the next five years to lure highly skilled immigrants to live and work in the bankrupt city of Detroit.

Michigan governor urges 50,000 visas for skilled Detroit immigrants

Jan 23 2014

DETROIT, Jan 23 Michigan Governor Rick Snyder unveiled a proposal on Thursday that calls for the U.S. government to allocate 50,000 special visas over the next five years to lure highly skilled immigrants to live and work in the bankrupt city of Detroit.

Detroit judge rejects request from creditors to value city art

Jan 22 2014

DETROIT The judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy denied a request from creditors to have an official say in valuing the city's art collection and said he will announce his decision next Tuesday on a request from Detroit retirees to block cuts to their healthcare.

Detroit judge rejects request from creditors to value city art

Jan 22 2014

DETROIT, Jan 22 The judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy denied a request from creditors to have an official say in valuing the city's art collection and said he will announce his decision next Tuesday on a request from Detroit retirees to block cuts to their healthcare.

Analysis - Gambling revenue at heart of Detroit's dilemmas, new and old

Jan 20 2014

CHICAGO/DETROIT For Detroit, the road in and out of U.S. bankruptcy court is paved with casino money.

Analysis: Gambling revenue at heart of Detroit's dilemmas, new and old

Jan 20 2014

CHICAGO/DETROIT For Detroit, the road in and out of U.S. bankruptcy court is paved with casino money.

ANALYSIS-Gambling revenue at heart of Detroit's dilemmas, new and old

Jan 20 2014

CHICAGO/DETROIT, Jan 20 For Detroit, the road in and out of U.S. bankruptcy court is paved with casino money.

U.S. judge rejects deal to end Detroit rate swap accords

Jan 16 2014

DETROIT A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Thursday rejected a deal allowing Detroit to end interest-rate swap agreements with two investment banks, a move that puts pressure on banks for more concessions while throwing a wrench into the city's plans to exit bankruptcy by September.

Detroit should have litigated swaps termination, some creditors say

Jan 13 2014

DETROIT The agreement struck with two banks by Detroit to end toxic interest rate swap agreements was not in the best interest of the city, the groups objecting to the deal said during closing arguments in a bankruptcy court hearing on Monday.

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