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New D-DOT director Dan Dirks (at podium) (photo credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ Newsradio 950)  FILE PHOTO.

New D-DOT Leader To Address Bus Problems

Detroit’s new department of transportation director says he’s determined to make the city’s bus system one of the best in the nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2014

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

6-Member Detroit City Council Elects New President

Saunteel Jenkins is the legislative body’s new president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (credit: George Fox/WWJ) FILE.

Detroit EM Will Not Replace City Council Members Despite Charter Laws

Orr has ordered the City Council not to name replacements for two colleagues that resigned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2013

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Could Gary Brown’s New Position Violate City Charter?

“Anyone looking to prove the state has taken over the city, now has 225,000 reasons,” Langton said.

CBS Detroit–07/01/2013

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Gary Brown Leaves Detroit City Council Seat For $225K Job With EM

The Detroit City Council has officially lost another member.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

Detroit City Councilman Gary Brown Expected To Resign

Brown, a former Detroit police officer, is expected to join Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s team.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

Consultant Recommends Part-Time Detroit City Council, Cutting Staff

Restructuring consultant Conway McKenzie is recommending a part-time Detroit city council, and cutting 78 of the 115 staff members on council.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2013

Councilman Brown Tweets Lease Deal Can Still Get Done

Detroit City Councilman Gary Brown said Saturday morning on Twitter that he’s still hopeful that conversations with the state can be revived.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2013

Public Hearing, Council Vote Could Come This Week On Leasing Belle Isle To State

There could be another vocal public hearing Monday about the proposed lease of Belle Isle to the state .

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2013

City Council Stalls Public Hearing On Belle Isle Lease Deal

Detroit City Council has indefinitely postponed a public hearing on a proposal for the state to lease Belle Isle and run it as a state park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2012