(Detroit Free Press) It's too late to impress Amazon — but here's good news for Detroit's image.
And city residents can't hate it.
Detroit's latest financial report shows the city finished its third consecutive year with a balanced budget. Topping that, Detroit ended with a surplus in the general fund budget of $53.8 million, according to a summary released Thursday.
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That means that the city is poised to have its last layer of state oversight lifted, perhaps as soon as March.