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Patterson Statement on Detroit Filing for Bankruptcy

Public Date: 7/18/2013 12:10 AM
Contact: Bill Mullan, Media and Communications Officer
Phone Number: 248-858-1048

Pontiac, Michigan -- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson issued the following statement about the City of Detroit filing the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the United States:
 
“This bankruptcy is unfortunate but was predictable. The hole was too deep, and now a lot of good people who were not involved with the bad decisions will now have to pay the price.”
 
For media inquiries only, please contact Bill Mullan, media and communications officer, at 248-858-1048.