A federal lawsuit claims Mayor Duggan conspired with the school board to deprive residents of the right to vote on whether billionaire Pistons owner Tom Gores should receive more than $55 million in public financing.
Coleman Young Jr. said the relationship between his late father and Mike Ilitch built “the blueprint for Detroit’s future.”
A state investigation that revealed inappropriate, if not illegal, expenses will cost Detroit $6.4 million as a federal grand jury probe continues.
Without public discourse, city council voted 7-2 to dish out $34.5 million to the Pistons.
Before voting publicly on giving $34.5 million to billionaire Tom Gores, council members already assured the Pistons team owner they would get the money – a violation of state law.
Sen. Coleman Young II called for a special prosecutor today to investigate Mayor Duggan’s demolition program after Motor City Muckraker revealed last week that the U.S. Attorney’s Office leaked favorable information about Duggan to the media.
Any reporter who regularly covers federal courts will tell you it’s incredibly rare for the U.S. attorney’s office to reveal information about a grand jury investigation.
Freedom of speech or disturbing the peace?
The phone numbers are public record and posted on each member’s congressional web page.
There will be marching, live music and a light demonstration in Ferndale this evening (Sunday) to protest Trump’s assault on the LGBTQ community.