The newly formed Detroit Wayne County Mental Health Authority will hold six community forums starting this Thursday where leaders will discuss the rebidding process of $700 million in contracts.
Ficano pointed to the recently-renovated Cobo Center as one example of his efforts to spur economic growth in the region.
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.
With the clock ticking down to the Nov. 5 election, mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon met in their second forum at the Detroit Economic Club where they talked of crime, Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and moving into Manoogian Mansion.
This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain sits down with Sharyl Smith, chairwoman of the Go Red for Women effort.
The unfinished downtown Wayne County Jail is in limbo.
With construction suspended for running millions over budget, Wayne County Exec Bob Ficano is now recommending walking away from the downtown Detroit jail project.
Will Detroit’s Bankruptcy Cost The Suburbs? Hackel, Patterson Plan Big Apple Trip To Counter Fallout
L. Brooks Patterson said he and Mark Hackel plan a trip to New York City to visit the bond rating houses to retain their county’s Triple A ratings.
Michigan’s future fiscal stability depends on remembering the bitter lessons the state learned in the last downturn.
Highlights from this week’s Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes and Politics event at the Townsend Hotel with Bing, Patterson, Ficano, and Hackel.