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Council Approves Privatization Of Trash Pickup In Detroit; Service Split Between Two Contractors

Detroit City Council has approved the privatization of garbage pickup, a $122 million move officials say won’t save money but will improve and expand service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

Mike Duggan announces that Detroiters can expect new assessments on their homes. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Duggan Takes On Detroit Property Taxes: “Assessments … Have Been A Source Of Great Anger”

Duggan says high, unrealistic property assessments have been a “source of great anger” for Detroiters and forced many out of their homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2014

Officials Need Funds To Monitor Drinking Water

Officials are looking for ways to fund a drinking water monitoring system that serves millions of people in a number of southeastern Michigan counties, and a lack of money could shut it down by year’s end.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2011

Troy Voters Say Pollster Using Scare Tactics

Voters in Troy are accusing a pollster of using scare tactics to win support of a tax increase.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2011