The family of the Ambassador Bridge’s owner has spent more than $1 million since 2009 in a legislative fight against a new government-backed bridge to Canada.
By law, such material must ferried across the Detroit River.
“Our plan is to clean , protect, preserve, and secure,” Matthew Moroun said in a statement to WWJ.
Michigan is the butt of the joke when a credulous correspondent from the show asked Shabazz, a soccer mom, Tea Party member, and Canadian officials to explain why anyone would oppose a free bridge from Canada.
Did you think the public or private second bridge to Canada debate was over when the Matty Moroun-sponsored ballot issue went down in flames on Election Day? Not so fast.
The Proposal 6 ad asks voters not to let the politicians give away more pork projects and ‘special giveaways’ for the new bridge.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture is suing the Ambassador Bridge duty-free company, claiming it’s selling mislabeled gasoline.
Proposal 6 would change the state constitution to require approval by a majority of Michigan voters on any new international commuter bridges or tunnels before the state can spend money on the projects.
Progress is being reported in the effort to renovate the shuttered Michigan Central Depot, a massive building that for years has been symbol of Detroit blight.
Plans by the operator of the ferry to Harsens Island in Lake St. Clair to possibly end service have sparked renewed interest in building a bridge to the island by way of the Detroit International Bridge Company.