Ford buys electric scooter company Spin; Detroit firefighters found a dead dog and cat in a house, but not the man on the kitchen floor; and Oakland County Democrats seized control of the Board of Commissioners for the first time in a half century.
A heavily funded and dishonest campaign funded by the right-leaning Detroit Regional Chamber and Mayor Duggan’s political machine failed to win a majority of seats Tuesday on a commission that will have authority to dramatically change how the city operates.
Michigan voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana, becoming the tenth state to allow adults over the age of 21 to posses and sell pot.
It’s going to take a near miracle for Democrats, even during the so-called Blue Wave, to take over both chambers of the Michigan Legislature.
Scientology HQ in Detroit, Farrakhan on reparations, 8 school board candidates: Your Monday morning briefing
Scientology opened its new downtown Detroit headquarters; Nation of Islam’s Farrakhan links climate change with reparations; and eight candidates are running for Detroit’s public school board.
Whitmer’s lead for governor, calls for fire commissioner’s removal, food stamps: Your Thursday morning briefing
Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer maintains a strong lead; the head of the Detroit firefighters union is calling for the commissioner to be fired over bizarre new policy; and bad news for unemployed people hoping to get food assistance.
A deceptive political flyer in support of gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer appears to violate state law and is confusing voters. The flyer, which began appearing in mailboxes Friday, shows Whitmer looming large in Lansing next to Rev. Alexander Bullock, who is the campaign manager for one of her Democratic opponents, Shri Thanedar. The pamphlet was […]
Duggan, who has yet to develop a plan to combat poverty, won’t square off with Coleman Young II, and the mayor has found a way to blame his opponent.
The deepening divide between downtown and the neighborhoods is anything but fiction. Let’s look at the facts.
Mayor Duggan spent $1.2 million on his re-election bid since November, shelling out money to more than 225 people, including his son and an ex-felon, for work ranging from canvassing neighborhoods to conducting telephone polls.