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.
As the recession shook Americans’ confidence last year, new figures show that weddings for people 18 and older dropped to the lowest point in over a hundred years.
The income gap between the richest and poorest Americans grew last year to its widest amount on record.
The ranks of the working-age poor climbed to the highest level since the 1960s as the recession threw millions of people out of work last year, leaving one in seven Americans in poverty.
Private employers hired more workers over the past three month than first thought, lifting hopes for the weak economy ahead of the Labor Day weekend. But the unemployment rate rose in August for the first […]