Flint's emergency manager proposes cuts to police, firefighters

May 12, 2014

Firefighters are among those who could lose their jobs in Flint.
Firefighters are among those who could lose their jobs in Flint.
Credit Steve Carmody / Michigan Radio

Flint's state-appointed emergency manager is proposing a $55 million budget that would cut 36 police officer positions and 19 firefighter jobs. 

Darnell Earley's two-year budget plan also includes higher fees for property owners for street lighting, garbage pickup and water and sewer service. 

Dayne Walling, the mayor of Flint, joined us today. 

*Listen to the full interview above.