Steve Hood said: “If all of Detroit had stayed home, Mr. Obama would have still won the state.”
After an hour-long discussion between Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and City Council, still no decision has been made regarding a controversial lawsuit against the state.
Mayor Bing’s plans to solve Detroit’s financial crisis are drawing a cautious reaction from several members of the city council.
Detroit Department of Transportation Director Lovette Williams was back before City Council to answer questions about the city’s bus crisis.
The 13th floor auditorium of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center has been officially dedicated Tuesday in the name of the first black woman elected to Detroit City Council.
Mayor Dave Bing has been reaching out to community-based organizations for help in assisting the 5,000 Detroit families who will lose their welfare benefits come October 1.
A broad coalition of attorneys and labor leaders are preparing a lawsuit to challenge Michigan’s powerful emergency financial manager law.
The Detroit City Council has voted down a resolution opposing mayoral control of the 87,000-student Detroit Public Schools. The resolution by Councilwoman JoAnn Watson failed Wednesday by a 4-3 vote. Two council members were absent.