Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said this week that Detroit’s financial woes threaten the county’s triple-A bond rating.

The comments came as Detroit Mayor Dave Bing prepares to release a set of proposals in coming weeks for how the city will deal with its projected $300 million accumulated deficit. In the past Bing has mentioned that bankruptcy is an option. Receivership has also been floated as a possibility for the cash-strapped Detroit Public Schools.

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