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.
Some of Detroit’s high-profile cultural sites could be in jeopardy, as the City Council struggles with Mayor Dave Bing’s proposed budget plan.
Some state legislators will be on hand to hear the concerns of parents and community members in Birmingham.
Democrats say it would discourage stem cell research at universities.
Federal budget cuts are forcing plans for a patent office in Detroit to be scrapped.
It’s a woe faced by nearly every metro Detroit school district, budget deficits that reach the millions. How are the schools coping?