A city plagued by arson fires now has fewer engines on the streets and police officers on patrol.
Although the New Year brings promise to a struggling city like Detroit, some of the city’s high-profile cultural sites could be in jeopardy.
The 17 Detroit police officers that participated in an apparent staged strike – have been suspended pending further investigation.
Following up on his promise to take quick fiscal action, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has announced layoffs in the city.
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.
Dramatic losses in revenue and population has led to Pontiac’s emergency financial manager to forward a tax hikes and budget cuts that will impact police and fire protection, among other areas.
A popular summer camp for children falls prey to Detroit budget woes, leaving the playground full with little unhappy campers.
Councilman Ken Cockrel said the Director of the People Mover could do more to generate revenue and relieve the burden on the city by increasing the fare from its 1983 rate.
Look for larger class sizes when school opens again in the fall.
In addition to grading papers and creating lesson plans, the teachers answered questions related to the education cuts Governor Rick Snyder and the Legislature have proposed.