Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution.
Michigan Voters will take up the question of whether to build a new span over the Detroit River, and if the Canadian government has their way — that bridge will be built.
Could a vote by the Michigan on a new bridge — be literally water under the new international crossing?
It’s full steam ahead say Canadian officials backing the International Bridge Project,
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and the Canadian Consul General are defending a proposed bridge between Detroit and Windsor.
Proposal 6 would change the state constitution to require approval by a majority of Michigan voters on any new international commuter bridges or tunnels before the state can spend money on the projects.
More Canadians are reportedly making overnight shopping trips to the U.S. this year, giving retailers in border areas such as Detroit a boost.
The Canadian Auto Workers union says it has reached a tentative agreement with Chrysler on a labor contract.
Progress appears to be coming quickly in efforts to avert a strike by members of the Canadian Auto Workers Union.
The Canadian Auto Workers Union has told local leaders to get ready for a strike, just in case one is needed when their contracts with the “Detroit Three” auto companies expire next Monday night.