Duggan says high, unrealistic property assessments have been a “source of great anger” for Detroiters and forced many out of their homes.
Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. auto industry’s resurgence since the 2009 federal bailout provides a strong basis for a Motor City recovery.
Though Robert Ficano hasn’t yet announced his intentions on whether he’ll run again for the Wayne County Executive job he has held since 2002, two well known Democrats aren’t waiting as they throw their hats into the ring to try and take the position from him.
Obama administration representatives meeting with Mayor Mike Duggan against the backdrop of economic revitalization talks in Detroit.
Detroit’s state-appointed emergency financial manager says he has approved a salary of $159,000 for new Mayor Mike Duggan.
Detroit’s 75th mayor was sworn into office on New Year’s Day.
January 1 will mark the first day of the new term for Duggan who successfully ran for Detroit mayor against Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon.
Detroit mayor-elect Mike Duggan prepares to take office in January, announcing several members of his cabinet, Thursday, and detailing his responsibilities.
Obama told Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan and 15 other mayors that he hopes to set up partnerships with their administrations.
Detroit’s mayor-elect is heading to Washington, D.C. for a lunch date with fellow mayors, as well as the president and vice president.