CHICAGO – Two weeks before leaving an office stripped of power, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said he had restored integrity to the tarnished post and helped establish a stronger foundation for the future of the bankrupt city.

Bing, in his last address as mayor Wednesday, said he faced roadblocks during the last four years as he tried to oversee Detroit during one of the most turbulent times in its history.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.