The Detroit News has removed its veteran city hall reporter from his beat following allegations that he was having an affair with the estranged wife of state Treasurer Andy Dillon.
The plan smacks of antagonism and divisiveness at a time when the city is shedding vital services to avoid bankruptcy.
Rather than hand over Detroit’s budget, parks, buildings and services to the Republican-controlled state, a growing number of residents and leaders are advocating for municipal bankruptcy.
The Detroit Fire Department is understaffed and likely will face another round of budget cuts this year.
Just a month ago, Detroit City Council members hailed Crittendon as a hero who courageously defended the city against a state takeover.
Council’s decision shocked many observers because a majority of the council supported Crittendon until today
Columnist: Michigan Democratic Party deserves better leadership than Mark Brewer after Right-to-Work blunder
Seems like every time Brewer fails on a statewide level, he gets more job security. His failures are many.
Detroit Free Press editors gathered in a second-floor conference room this afternoon and grilled Gov. Rick Snyder for an hour following his sudden shift from middle-of-the-road leader to deceptive, ultra-conservative politician.
State officials took blame for demolishing up to 20 Detroit homes that recently were purchased at a Wayne County tax foreclosure sale.
The 5-4 vote gives Hantz Woodlands permission to buy nearly 2,000 lots for the dirt-cheap price of $520,000, or less than $300 per lot.