Held before a sold out audience of over 800 politicos and business leaders, the DEC event – held along with co-sponsors Detroit Auto Dealers Association and CBS 62 – saw the maiden appearance of Wayne County Executive Warren Evans.
There was a definite sense of excitement from politicians before the annual charity event, including from Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel.
Mayor Mike Duggan’s State of the City address will be held in the Redford Theatre in northwest Detroit.
Mayor Mike Duggan said Thursday that the city would have to move the campers from the park near downtown to a shelter where they can stay warm.
“One way or another we’re gonna move folks into the shelters pretty soon.”
“It’s really exciting in Detroit right now,” Mayor Mike Duggan said.
Mayor Mike Duggan said the bills allow 20,000 Detroit homeowners the ability to avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes.
Duggan says the federal health care law has helped thousands of Detroit residents get quality medical care, many for the first time.
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