Detroit City Council

Detroit residents speak before City Council about a proposed land swap. credit: (Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit City Council Approves Controversial Ambassador Bridge Land Swap Deal

Some say it’s a good deal for Detroit while other argue City Council settled for peanuts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2015

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Detroit City Council Says No To Water And Sewer Rate Hike

Detroit City Council has voted against a water and sewer rate hike that was proposed by the Water and Sewerage Department.

CBS Detroit–06/30/2015

This aerial photo shows the planned location of the new Red Wings arena and entertainment complex, downtown Detroit. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit City Council Votes To Approve Rezoning Plan For New Red Wings Arena

This means construction on the site can begin at anytime.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2015

This aerial photo shows the planned location of the new Red Wings arena and entertainment complex downtown Detroit. (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit City Council Postpones Vote On Red Wings Arena Rezoning… Again

“Detroit has one of the highest unemployment rates, and I need to make sure that Detroit residents are hired…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2015

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Just Months Out Of Bankruptcy, Detroit Elected Officials Want A Raise

Some officials say they’re overworked and underpaid — and have been for quite some time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

The Ambassador Bridge in January 2015. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

US Finalizing Deal With Canada To Build Detroit Bridge Plaza

According to a report, a tentative deal between Canada and the state of Michigan calls for vehicle tolls to fund the plaza.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2015

Saunteel Jenkins is seen seated at the head of the Detroit City Council table.  (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ) FILE

Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins Resigns To Run Nonprofit THAW

Second-term Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins has taken a job leading a nonprofit that helps people pay their heating bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

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Audit Reveals Questionable Expenses, Shoddy Record Keeping At Detroit Parking Department; Park-Rite Jobs On Chopping Block

“One issue is that they paid one employee making $12.50 an hour for 6,400-some hours with no time cards,” while most fulltime workers log just over 2,000 hours a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2014

Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins and Councilman James Tate are seen heading into a closed session on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Will Kevyn Orr Stay Or Go? Detroit City Council Debates Emergency Manager’s Future Behind Closed Doors

Detroit City Council entered a third day of discussions about the future of Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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Detroit City Council Votes To Approve Regional Water Department Deal

Council members voted 7-2 in support of a plan to create the Great Lakes Water Authority.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2014

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