A lot is at stake when Mike Ilitch’s son takes over the family empire, which includes the Red Wings, Tigers, Little Caesars, theaters and abandoned buildings.
Gov. Rick Snyder already reneged on his pledge to drink Flint tap water for a month to boost confidence that the water was safe to drink again.
Grosse Pointe schools have something in common with Detroit and Flint classrooms – dangerous levels of lead.
The state approved the first recall petition to boot Gov. Snyder from office for bungling the Flint water crisis.
One congresswoman said: “I’m mad as hell. We need to shut the governor’s office down!”
In the latest blow to children poisoned by elevated lead levels in Flint, the federal government has denied a request to extend WIC benefits.