Detroit Mayor Dave Bing
“I know it’s an impossible dream, but if we can tear down every house that ought to be torn down, can you imagine what the city of Detroit would look like?” Archer said.
In his State of the City address last week, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing announced a donation by custom software developer GalaxE.Solutions that will provide new technology for 14 Detroit police community centers, located in neighborhoods throughout the city, by the end of 2013.
The state Treasurer’s Office says if a lawsuit challenging the validity of Detroit’s consent agreement with the state is not pulled back, the city stands to lose $80 million in revenue sharing.
Governor Snyder and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing are set to meet with federal transportation leaders on a possible light-rail system in Detroit.
Monday marked the mayor’s first day back at work since late March when he had emergency surgery for a perforated intestine and, about a week later, he was hospitalized with blood clots in his lungs.
Governor Rick Snyder will be meeting with city leaders in Detroit on Monday, which is deadline day for the city to agree on a solution to its financial problems.
In State of the State speech, Governor Rick Snyder skirts the issue of an emergency manager possibly stepping in to take over Detroit.
A series of arson fires highlight a devastated Detroit neighborhood and a house of worship that stands as a beacon of hope.
As the mayor prepares to deliver a sobering message on the Detroit financial crisis, a councilman says 2,300 city employees could get pink slipped as we enter the holiday season.
Mayor Bing will address the city’s deteriorating financial picture at 6pm Wed. night. WWJ’s City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas says sources are telling her that the mayor is expected to lay out plans to privatize the troubled bus and public lighting systems.