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Detroit Museum Nears $100M Goal for City’s Pensions
July 18, 2014 The Detroit Institute of Arts has raised 80% of the $100 million it pledged to contribute to Detroit's underfunded pension debt.
Pension Underfunding Spurs Wave of Moody's Downgrades in Illinois
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Appeals Court Sets Hearing Date for Syncora in Detroit Case
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Flint Hopes OPEB Injunction Allows It to Avoid Bankruptcy
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Indiana Needs New Tax for Transportation Infrastructure, Panel Says
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Syncora Loses Detroit Casino Revenue Appeal
July 11, 2014 Syncora lost a key appeal in the Detroit bankruptcy case, giving the city continued access to crucial casino revenues.
Detroit LTGO Deal: 34 Cents on Dollar
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