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.
Mayor Mike Duggan and his political machine recruited a team of well-funded allies to run for a commission that will have authority to dramatically change how the city operates and how much input residents have.
Conrad Mallett Jr., a longtime political ally of Mayor Mike Duggan, abruptly resigned from the Detroit Board of Police Commissioner just two days after Motor City Muckraker exposed a brewing towing scandal.
The two-pronged investigation involves city of Detroit officials and demolition contractors.
Part 1 of an ongoing series about political donations: Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon was elected to enforce the law, but when it comes to raising money for political office, he is among the most brazen scofflaws in the state.
An internal affairs investigation is underway following the Detroit Fire Department’s bungled, suspicious handling of a bizarre car accident involving an embattled deputy chief.
The once-elegant University Club was gutted by a second-alarm fire after the owner neglected the building.
The city of Detroit’s new “storyteller,” hired by Mayor Mike Duggan during an election year, is now turning his attention to one of the mayor’s biggest critics – the Metro Times.
The petition also calls for the end of Christopher Columbus Day in Detroit.
The resignation comes amid a federal investigation into Mayor Duggan’s demolition program.