“You are going to have to drag me out of here for me to leave,” Kenyatta said just two months ago.
Schuette concluded that the collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts must be preserved because it’s held “in charitable trust for the people of Michigan.”
Although Orr and his advisers were warned that as many as 1,000 Detroiters may show up, they held the event in a cramped, 250-seat venue at Wayne State University.
Thigh-high grass has swallowed swaths of Detroit that now look more like prairies than neighborhoods. Dozens of parks that Mayor Bing pledged to maintain are a sea of green.
A five-member review team reported that the city has run four consecutive budget deficits and began ignoring its long-term obligations, such as pension payments.
A leading Republican in the Michigan legislature introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at protecting the Detroit Institute of the Arts’ world-class collection from a sale to shrink the cit’s enormous $15 billion in long-term debt.
Bing appeared to struggle when asked about his political plans during a press conference about the city’s finances today.
After Mayor Bing cuts police patrols amid spiking violence, he seeks to raise own security detail to 30 officers
On any given night, officers arrive to work with a backlog of cases that would be a priority in most cities. But police are overwhelmed with murders, rapes, aggravated assaults and armed robberies.
“You better wake up because some of you are going to jail, and I will be the first to laugh at you because you’ve been laughing at us for years,” one block club member shouted at council.
Police apprehended several protesters for refusing to stay quiet about their opposition to a state-appointed emergency manager during a formal city council session today.