Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is hopeful everyone will be on board to help put the city’s budget on even keep as meetings continue this week with unions and pensions.
The sour economy has been the root cause of many annual festivals, art fairs and fireworks going down the tubes.
Voters in Harper Woods will be deciding a big issue this coming week: whether or not to merge the city’s fire and police departments.
Detroit Library officials announced recently that because of a limited budget, they were looking at closing 18 neighborhood branches, but that number could be pared back.
On the agenda at Farmington’s school board meeting: A proposal to privatize a number of support services like bus drivers and mechanics, janitors and food workers.
The Troy Public Library has been given a reprieve and will not be closing on May 1st after all.
The school aid budget is being slashed — but not by as much as the Governor would like.
Add Detroit Public Library to the list of utilities facing layoffs and downsizing due to a budget deficit over $10-million.
It’s a woe faced by nearly every metro Detroit school district, budget deficits that reach the millions. How are the schools coping?
If Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed cuts to tax credits and incentive programs gets approved, what does that hold in store for Detroit?