Patterson, who needs a wheelchair, also has help at home for things he isn’t able to yet like getting out of his easy chair to walk across the living room to get a book from the bookshelf.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson is expected to return to his desk in the Executive Office Building next week according to a press release from his office.
“Brooks can’t promote the race. So, (Detroit Mayor) Dave (Bing) and (Wayne County Executive) Bob (Ficano) and I are doing it for him,” Mark Hackel, Macomb County Executive said on “Michigan Matters.”
A report released from Auburn Hills police on Monday states that neither Patterson nor his driver, an ex-state trooper, were wearing seatbelts.
What’s the number one issue facing Detroit right now? Mayor Dave Bing says that, next to the city’s financial crisis, it’s clearly crime.
“Because of the past eight years of ‘thoughtful management’ and carefully planned structural changes in our benefit costs, Oakland County’s financial position has actually improved,” Patterson said.
What’s the hottest local or national story of 2011? Find out when Carol Cain convenes the roundtable on “Michigan Matters.”
The Governor’s decision to sign legislation that drastically cut the state’s film incentives still isn’t sitting well with Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.
He admits it’s a “radical” idea, but the Emergency Manager of Pontiac has written a letter to Oakland County Executive Brooks Patterson asking for a meeting to discuss the possibilities of merging the city with the county.
Along with the usual jokes and gibes, there was recognition of the reality of the economic and social interdependence of southeast Michigan during the rechristened and expanded Fab Five panel discussion at the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference Friday.
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