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Detroit Bankruptcy | 5 Things To Know

December 4, 2013

Yesterday federal judge Steven Rhodes ruled Detroit was eligible file bankruptcy. What did the judge say, what does it mean and how did the city get into this mess?

Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling

December 3, 2013

Today, Federal Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ruled that the city of Detroit would receive chapter 9 bankruptcy protection. When Detroit filed for bankruptcy in July 2013, it had an estimated $18 billion in financial liabilities.

Detroit Story of Business Part 3

November 19, 2013

In these videos, we profile three different Detroit businesses and their hardworking owners. They told us the stories of their businesses, the challenges they face every day from a dysfunctional city government, and their thoughts on the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings.

Detroit Story of Business Part 2

November 19, 2013

In these videos, we profile three different Detroit businesses and their hardworking owners. They told us the stories of their businesses, the challenges they face every day from a dysfunctional city government, and their thoughts on the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings.

Detroit Story of Business Part 1

November 19, 2013

In these videos, we profile three different Detroit businesses and their hardworking owners. They told us the stories of their businesses, the challenges they face every day from a dysfunctional city government, and their thoughts on the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings.

STORY OF BUSINESS: DETROIT | Additional Readings

October 23, 2013

On July 18, 2013, Detroit became the largest U.S. city ever to file for bankruptcy. The city faces a high unemployment rate, a high tax burden and $18 billion dollars of debt liabilities. Our Story of Business series follows three individuals and their efforts to keep their businesses afloat in a city with a shrinking population and financial uncertainty.

PIN IT: Percell | Detroit’s Story of Business

October 23, 2013

We profiled three different Detroit businesses and their hardworking owners. They told us the stories of their businesses, the challenges they face every day from a dysfunctional city government, and their thoughts on the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings. Watch the videos here.

PIN IT: Roma | Detroit’s Story of Business

October 23, 2013

We profiled three different Detroit businesses and their hardworking owners. They told us the stories of their businesses, the challenges they face every day from a dysfunctional city government, and their thoughts on the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings. Watch the videos here.

PIN IT: Austin | Detroit’s Story of Business

October 23, 2013

We profiled three different Detroit businesses and their hardworking owners. They told us the stories of their businesses, the challenges they face every day from a dysfunctional city government, and their thoughts on the Detroit bankruptcy proceedings. Watch the videos here.

Defense Department Spend It Or Lose It | B.A. Spending Daily

News Roundup | August 9, 2013

The Washington Times this week awarded its “Golden Hammer” award for excessive government waste to the Defense Department, which is rapidly trying to spend its fiscal year funding before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30. Public Notice spokesman Bill Riggs was quoted in the article, discussing Bankrupting America’s “Spend It Or Lose It” campaign.