Michigan Begins Congressional Redistricting

In wake of the recent U.S. census, state and congressional legislative districts are being redrawn in Michigan and across the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2011

Could Detroit’s Loss In Population Mean End Of Casinos?

Under state law, the casinos had to be built in an area defined as a city with a population of at least 800,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011


Gov. Snyder Reacts To U.S. Census Data

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said his administration is combing through the latest U.S. Census numbers for the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2011


Census Data: Detroit’s Population Fell 25 Percent

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said he will not accept the numbers being put forth by the Census.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2011


Michigan Could Lose Congressional Seat

Researchers says Southeast Michigan should brace itself for a loss when the U.S. Census Bureau releases results of state population growth and decline this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2010

Suburbs Take Hit As U-S Poverty Climbs In Downturn

Battered by the downturn, America’s suburbs are bearing the brunt of poverty that has climbed to near-historic levels, creating strains on dwindling safety-net programs focusing mostly on the inner-city poor.


Report: Whites Moving Back To Detroit

Newly released data shows a growing trend in Detroit — more whites are moving back into the city. Kurt Metzger of Data Driven Detroit says that, according to the latest figures, the number of  whites in […]


Study Says Amish Expanding Westward

The search by the booming North American population of Amish for affordable, fertile farmland has produced settlements in 28 states and Ontario — and has even led parties to scout recently for suitable properties in […]


Census Chief To Speak At U of M

U.S. Census Director Robert M. Groves is returning to the University of Michigan next week to give a report on the status of the 2010 national population count.




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