Hamtramck’s Financial Emergency

In recent months, Detroit’s bankruptcy has dominated the region’s news. But it’s not the only municipality in financial trouble. Hamtramck had a deficit of about two million dollars last year, and had stopped paying into its pension account. Emergency Manager Cathy Square was appointed last summer to stop the city’s financial emergency. She spoke with WDET’s J. Carlisle Larsen about the city’s path back to fiscal solvency.

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