Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley and former Detroit City Councilwoman JoAnn Watson are the latest voices to be added to a new lineup on 910AM Superstation.
Former Detroit City Councilwoman JoAnn Watson recalls her time with the late Dick Gregory – and that time he insisted on buying a lottery ticket.
Approval of the plan prompted outrage in the small audience as security removed some shouting residents.
Ken Cockrel Jr. may become the fourth councilman to resign in the past two months.
The waste was placed there by a company controlled by Charles and David Koch, wealthy conservatives who have denied climate change.
The council voted 6-3 to debate the issue another day, saying they still need more time to look over the lease.
The state and Mayor’s Office failed to convince the council to approve the lease, which would have added at least $1.6 million to maintain the park.
The pact is intended to improve the declining park and reduce the financial burden on the cash-starved city.
Dear Detroit Council President Charles Pugh, When your constituents feel under siege by the state takeover and the rapid loss of services, it’s time to stop locking the door on Detroiters. As president of the Detroit City Council, you were elected to hear from your constituents, no matter how much you dislike their message. Once […]
By Editorial Columnist Greg Murray On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, I appeared before the Detroit City Council to share my belief that the so-called “consent” agreement between the state and Detroit actually violates the Headlee Amendment. It is my position that the “consent” agreement included unconditional terms Detroit had no choice but to acquiesce to. One […]