From left, Detroit city council members Charles Pugh, Andre Spivey, Ken Cockrel Jr and James Tate listen as their representatives speak at a hearing in the Treasury Department over the appointment of ... more 
From left, Detroit city council members Charles Pugh, Andre Spivey, Ken Cockrel Jr and James Tate listen as their representatives speak at a hearing in the Treasury Department over the appointment of an Emergency Financial Manager for Detroit on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Lansing. The members made a longshot appeal of the state's declaration that the city has no adequate plan to fix its fiscal crisis, arguing that more time is needed to implement a budget-cutting deal reached with the state less than a year ago. In a report to Gov. Rick Snyder last month, a state-appointed review board declared that Detroit was facing a financial emergency because of its $14 billion of debt, $327 million budget deficit and other issues. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Dale G. Young) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Detroit News, Dale G. Young
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 2:01 PM EDT