Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s appeal for permission to continue the City’s Income and Utility taxes has been met with mixed reviews among Republican lawmakers in Lansing.
A committee in the Michigan House has scheduled the first in a series of public hearings tied to the state’s redistricting process for boundaries of congressional and state legislative districts.
Dearborn is nationally known as the home of Ford Motor Co., the Henry Ford museum and one of the most concentrated Middle Eastern communities.
In wake of the recent U.S. census, state and congressional legislative districts are being redrawn in Michigan and across the country.
Under state law, the casinos had to be built in an area defined as a city with a population of at least 800,000.
On the heels of a disappointing Census result, Charles Pugh said he is on board with a “smaller is better” concept for the future of Detroit.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said he will not accept the numbers being put forth by the Census.
The U.S. teen birth rate in 2009 fell to its lowest point in almost 70 years of record-keeping — a decline that stunned experts who believe it’s partly due to the recession.
New census numbers released this morning show Michigan as the only state to lose population since the last survey a decade ago.
Researchers says Southeast Michigan should brace itself for a loss when the U.S. Census Bureau releases results of state population growth and decline this week.