Police removed one resident who urged Detroiters to “attack” city council. Later, the audience broke out in protest songs, forcing a postponement.
Mayor Bing’s tax-funded consultants suggested he drastically cut the council budget and make the members part-time. He didn’t.
Detroit’s city council is one of the most expensive and ridiculed in the country.
EM opponents warned residents to stock up on bottles of water and canned goods because of an impending revolt.
Council President Charles Pugh said the city can improve the nation’s largest municipal park on its own by charging entrance fees, opening up a winery and launching events such as concerts.
Man who sued Detroit for $100,000 over spoiled sex life is a top candidate for key city council appointment
Oreese Collins filed suit against Detroit nearly two years ago for what he says were sexual problems spurred by his wife’s hostile job as an aide to Mayor Dave Bing.
In an unusually candid interview, Council President Charles Pugh acknowledged he was not cut out for politics.
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State officials have been meeting privately with city leaders over the past month to discuss the future under a state financial takeover.
The failed negotiations may accelerate the state’s decision to appoint an emergency manager over the city, which is headed toward bankruptcy.