Mayor Duggan showed no respect for Detroit taxpayers by announcing the Pistons deal before gathering input during mandatory public hearings to see if residents want to spend the money.
Mayor Mike Duggan is treading on dangerous territory.
A long-time ally and friend of Mayor Duggan has resigned amid a federal investigation into the city’s demolition program.
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The Detroit Land Bank will spend up to $760 an hour for outside legal counsel during the federal investigation into the city’s massive demolition program.
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.