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Detroit City Council

Brenda Jones (credit: City of Detroit)

Brenda Jones Elected Detroit City Council President

She unseated Saunteel Jenkins, who’d been in the seat since July.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2014

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

Tax Breaks Approved, Outrage At Meeting To Discuss Plans For New Red Wings Arena

The Detroit City Council has approved potential tax breaks in the event plans go ahead for a new Red Wings arena.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2013

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

Residents, Business Owners Concerned Over New Red Wings Arena

Detroit City Council schedules a special session for Friday morning to discuss plans for a potential new hockey arena for the Red Wings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

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 To Discuss New Red Wings Arena Deal

City Council has called a special session Friday to discuss a management agreement for a Detroit Red Wings sports arena and entertainment complex just outside downtown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

A view of Detroit from Belle Isle (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Mich. Board To Consider Belle Isle Lease Proposals

The state’s proposal is to lease the island for 30 years, while the Detroit City Council is proposing a 10 year lease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2013

Detroit City Council Rejects Plan For $350M Loan

Detroit City Council has rejected plans for a $350 million loan to help the cash-strapped city pay off some of its massive pension debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

Detroit City Council votes to reject the Belle Isle lease. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Detroit City Council Rejects Belle Isle Lease, Proposes New Plan

Detroit City Council members have voted to reject the state’s agreement to lease Belle Isle and proposed an alternative plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Detroit City Council To Vote On Leasing Belle Isle

Will Belle Isle become another state park? The Detroit City Council will decide on Monday if a proposed lease agreement with the state will be approved.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

(Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit City Council Candidates Square Off In Debate Series

For the first time in about 100 years, Detroiters will be electing city council members by district when they head to the polls next month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

(credit: detroitmi.gov)

Charles Pugh Resigns: ‘I’m Grateful For Every Lesson I Have Learned’

“I’ve found the strength to move on with my life despite a deliberate effort to destroy me,” says ex-Detroit City Councilman Charles Pugh.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2013

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