Grosse Pointe Park has found plenty of clever ways to block one of its busiest borders with Detroit – erect a large pile of snow, delay work on a water main project and build a farmer’s market in the middle of the road.
Bankole Thompson, one of the leading voices on racial and political issues in Detroit, has resigned as senior editor of the Michigan Chronicle.
In 2012, Duggan tried to quash rumors that he was running for mayor when he moved from Livonia to Detroit.
Just nine months before former state Rep. Virgil Smith won a Senate seat in Lansing in 2010, his life was about to fall apart.
The probe was triggered by a conversation between Police Chief James Craig, the Rev. Horace Sheffield and political consultant Adolph Mongo.
Cushingberry’s tax-funded pension and salary as an attorney were not enough to keep him afloat.
The libertarian Republican also decried the war on drugs and spoke about a presidential run.
State law prohibits casino owners, such as Dan Gilbert, from contributing to state and local political campaigns.
Detroit emergency manager “is the governor’s anointed turnaround man, and bankruptcy is not a turnaround plan,” Napoleon said.
Duggan and Napoleon depended on the suburbs for most of their money, and each has a little more than $90,000 left in campaign cash.