Former Detroit Politician Gilbert 'Gil' Hill Dies At Age 84Hill was a former Detroit police inspector and ran against Kwame Kilpatrick in the 2001 mayoral election.
Detroit City Council Calls Special Session To Discuss Pay Raises For Police ForceMayor Mike Duggan announced a plan Monday that would raise starting pay by 13 percent to $36,000 and give 4 percent raises to officers with at least five years on the job.
City Council Approves Plan To License Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Zoning Still On TableThe Detroit City Council has approved a plan to license more than 100 medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
Detroit City Council Approves Controversial Ambassador Bridge Land Swap DealSome say it's a good deal for Detroit while other argue City Council settled for peanuts.
Detroit City Council Says No To Water And Sewer Rate HikeDetroit City Council has voted against a water and sewer rate hike that was proposed by the Water and Sewerage Department.
Detroit City Council Votes To Approve Rezoning Plan For New Red Wings ArenaThis means construction on the site can begin at anytime.
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..."
Just Months Out Of Bankruptcy, Detroit Elected Officials Want A RaiseSome officials say they're overworked and underpaid -- and have been for quite some time.
US Finalizing Deal With Canada To Build Detroit Bridge PlazaAccording to a report, a tentative deal between Canada and the state of Michigan calls for vehicle tolls to fund the plaza.
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.
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.
Will Kevyn Orr Stay Or Go? Detroit City Council Debates Emergency Manager's Future Behind Closed DoorsDetroit City Council entered a third day of discussions about the future of Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.

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