The work is part of efforts announced last month by the administration of President Barack Obama to help Detroit.
“The American people would get better government out of Monkey Island at the local zoo than we’re giving them today.”
“The problem is if you incrementalize this stuff then other people are willing to leave their homes and create more and more blight.”
While a federal bailout isn’t on the table, the White House wants Detroit to take advantage of existing programs to rebuild and right itself financially.
University of Dearborn Political Science Professor Ron Stockton says President Barack Obama has painted himself into a corner.
Flint Mayor Dayne Walling is among 18 mayors who met with President Barack Obama to discuss strategies to reduce youth violence.
Michigan’s Democratic Party chairman criticized a metro Detroit congressman Wednesday for saying it would be a “dream come true” to seek the impeachment of President Barack Obama.
“Some people… no matter what Obama does, he’s still the greatest president they’ve ever had. That’s what you’re fighting,” he said.
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There seems little appetite from either Democrats or Republicans in Washington for a federal rescue of the birthplace of the automobile industry.