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.
Mayor Duggan responded in stride and didn’t seem fazed by the outbursts.
The e-mails reveal a stubborn, often arrogant administration and state bureaucracy that failed to protect residents despite repeated warnings.
The director was a close friend and political ally of Mayor Mike Duggan.
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department appeared to be no hurry to prevent a sinkhole from opening up late Monday afternoon on East Jefferson near St. Jean.
Gary Brown is a former police officer who entered politics after winning part of an $8.4 million whistleblower lawsuit against Detroit and former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Mayor Duggan continues to deny serious problems plaguing the fire department as his administration retaliates against whistleblowers and lies to the media.
Duggan has waged a controversial war against street art and graffiti at a time when police can’t respond adequately to violent crime.