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EFM Orr Reaches Out To Council

March 26, 2013



Detroit emergency financial manager Kevyn Orr started his first day on Monday by extending an olive branch to elected officials. Orr says he hopes to meet with every city council member, saying they have an important role to play in restructuring Detroit’s debt. Orr has the power to make financial decisions without the approval of the council or the mayor. WDET's Pat Batcheller spoke with Detroit City Council President Pro-tem Gary Brown, and asked what he would say to Orr. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.