When asked about hiring two outside law firms, including pricey powerhouse WilmerHale, city officials have clamped up.
Detroit joins San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C. and a handful of other cities with municipal IDs for immigrants, homeless people and others who often don’t have state identifications.
The tax-funded group that handles the sale of prime public property in Detroit has failed to turn over records as required under FOIA.
The probe centers around the rising costs of demolitions and questions about whether Duggan and other city officials schemed to award contracts to preferred companies.
Billionaire Dan Gilbert, who owns or controls more than 80 downtown Detroit properties, may soon expand his empire to Brush Park and the Eastern Market with the help of millions of federal tax dollars.
Federal investigators are probing questionable contracts doled out by Mayor Mike Duggan’s demolition program over the past two years.
Gribbs was a controversial mayor who ran on a platform of cracking down on crime – at any cost.
The art project is aimed at raising money to demolish blighted Detroit houses, but Mayor Mike Duggan’s administration is not on board.
The city of Detroit released an impressive interactive map and database that show all 7,740 demolitions, how much each cost and who received the contracts since Mayor Mike Duggan took office in January 2014.
Mayor Duggan’s outlandish claim during the State of the City address warrants a closer look at his relationship with Gov. Snyder and emergency management.