Without public discourse, city council voted 7-2 to dish out $34.5 million to the Pistons.
Tom Gores also is demanding that he not pay property taxes for the Pistons’ new practice facility, which would rob the city and schools of up about $450,000 a year.
Monica Conyers says she is a victim – yet again.
Lumumba was born on Detroit’s west side in 1947 as Edwin Finley Taliaferro and graduated at the top of his class from Wayne State University Law School.
But the former council president was quick to deny sexual abuse allegations to a reporter last month.
The secrecy raises more questions about the transparency of the EM and the state, which are handling billions of dollars and city treasures without as much as a public meeting.
“I needed some time to recover from this situation that hit me like a tsunami,” Pugh told the Free Press.
“I don’t feel comfortable voting on a president until I receive something in writing,” Councilwoman Brenda Jones said.
Pugh has not responded to colleagues or reporters in the past week. He disabled his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.