CHICAGO — Detroit's new emergency financial manager Kevyn Orr began his new job Monday by extending an "olive branch" to the Detroit City Council and saying he would decide by the end of the week whether to cut their salaries and the salary of Mayor Dave Bing.

Orr made the remarks Monday morning during his first press conference as EFM. He said he had no specific agenda for the week outside of meeting with Bing and Detroit City Council members, and repeated that his top priorities are dealing with the city's debt, employee benefits, and city services.

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