A former top Wayne County official has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for obstructing an FBI bribery and extortion probe.
Former Wayne County Chief of Staff for Robert Ficano to get an annual pension of $96,000 for just over 8 years of work.
It’s unclear how cuts will be made in individual departments, but Napoleon requested $105 million to run his department, including jails, and was given $85 million.
Two local news stars, Detroit Free Press columnist M.L. Elrick and TV news’ Charlie LeDuff, joined Charlie Langton in the studio to discuss the corruption that seems to be overflowing in Wayne County politics.
In his suit, Azzam Elder claims Ficano has covered up several other severance deals with county employees following the Mullin controversy.
Plymouth attorney Richard Convertino filed the recall petition with the Wayne County Election Office.
It was talk of water that got temperatures rising among the “Big Four” regional leaders during the recent Detroit Economic Club luncheon gathering at Cobo Center that airs as a special “Michigan Matters.”
The ‘Big Four’ will discuss the economy, Michigan growth and many other key issues live inside the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in conjunction with the Detroit Economic Club (DEC), Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Cobo Center.
The leaders of Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties are talking about Michigan’s new governor.
Macomb County voters elected Democratic Sheriff Mark Hackel as the county’s first chief executive.