The Speak Out and Speak Up summit Thursday in Detroit will look at the effect of the state’s planned cuts to welfare assistance.
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.
During the hottest week of the year, the city of Detroit’s only water park – the Chandler Park Family Aquatic Center – is being put on notice that it might close.
It was once the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and countless historic events in Detroit. Now, the building is coming down.
Voting begins Sunday by teachers faced with cutting their contract in order to help with a huge budget deficit.
An important day at Detroit City Hall, as decision time nears for the City Council on what it will do with Mayor Dave Bing’s proposed budget compromise.
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.
A harsh assessment from the Detroit Public School Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts to the crowd gathered for Pancakes and Politics Thursday morning, who said the DPS financial system is broken.
The budget bantering continues to heat up between Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and city council – as a key vote on the city’s budget draws near.
The Michigan Legislature is finalizing Governor Rick Synder’s $47 billion spending plan in record time.