There are about 40,000 Ukrainians in the Detroit area.
The Ukrainian community already rallying to ship several loads of medical supplies to the eastern European nation.
Under the proposal, the minimum wage would rise to the “ballpark” of between $9 and $10.10 an hour and be indexed to inflation.
Mayor Wild says he and others also talked to the president about the need for more federal help in providing students training for manufacturing jobs.
With voter turnout under 20 percent — Mike Duggan beat Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon 55 to 45 percent.
Voters in many communities in the metro area went to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the 2013 primary election.
Less than two weeks away from election day, both Benny Napoleon and Mike Duggan appeared before the Detroit Economic Club Wednesday.
Democratic Senator from Michigan Debbie Stabenow says she had bigger issues on her mind when she tweeted out a ‘big money’ message.
The government shutdown is now over, but not everyone is jumping for joy.
A tribute is being held for Congressman John Conyers, of Detroit, this evening to honor his five decades in Congress.