Matty Moroun

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Records: Morouns Spent $1 Million To Fight New Detroit-Windsor Bridge

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2014

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

MDOT Won’t Lift Hazardous Materials Ban On Ambassador Bridge

By law, such material must ferried across the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2014

(Credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ Newsradio 950)

What To Do About Detroit’s Crumbling Train Station? ‘No Magic Wand Here,’ Says Moroun

“Our plan is to clean , protect, preserve, and secure,” Matthew Moroun said in a statement to WWJ.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/26/2013

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Daily Show Pokes Fun At Detroit Bridge Debate

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.

CBS Detroit–01/10/2013

Hearing Tonight On Moroun’s Application For 2nd Bridge To 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.

CBS Detroit–11/13/2012

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Moroun Peppers State With Fliers Against Proposal 6

The Proposal 6 ad asks voters not to let the politicians give away more pork projects and ‘special giveaways’ for the new bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2012

Michigan Sues Matty Moroun’s Duty-Free Company Over Gas Sales

The Michigan Department of Agriculture is suing the Ambassador Bridge duty-free company, claiming it’s selling mislabeled gasoline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Public Vote On Bridges, Tunnels Unique To Michigan

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2012

(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Progress Reported On Detroit Train Station Renovation

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

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Detroit Bridge Co. Revives Plan For Harsens Island Crossing

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

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