CHICAGO — Detroit Mayor Dave Bing Friday proposed a $1 billion fiscal 2014 budget that devotes 33% of the general fund to employee benefits and leaves a $380 million structural deficit at the end of the year.

The $1 billion budget is based on recent revenue estimates developed by a new revenue estimating conference, and the city, which is under state control, is not allowed to exceed the figure. It marks a decrease of roughly $300 million from the current budget.

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