Orr Takes Immediate Aim at Pensions After Judge OKs Detroit Bankruptcy

December 3, 2013

A federal bankruptcy judge today ruled that the city of Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy protection and may cut pension benefits for retired city workers despite a provision in the state’s Constitution banning such pension cuts. Attorneys for city workers, firefighters and police officers say they will appeal the judge’s ruling.

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