Warren city officials on Tuesday night approved an emergency ordinance about when and where people may set off powerful fireworks recently legalized by the state.
Warren City Council is expected to pass a fireworks ordinance that could make fourth of July-themed plans in the city fizzle.
A growing number of Michigan communities are seeking to silence more powerful fireworks that now are legal in the state.
Republican lawmakers have long wanted to get rid of a tax on equipment they say is keeping manufacturers from hiring more workers. But there’s a hitch, since many local officials don’t trust lawmakers to make up the lost funds.
In wake of the recent U.S. census, state and congressional legislative districts are being redrawn in Michigan and across the country.