In 2015, we spent a year investigating Detroit’s beleaguered, mismanaged Fire Department, leading to reforms and the ousting of the top fire officials in 2015.
Under Mayor Mike Duggan, public records are often a luxury, affordable only to those able to pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars.
As Mayor Mike Duggan continued to cut city workers over the past year, he increased the size of his administration from 80 appointees to at least 94, with more than half making in excess of $100,000 a year.
Check out the full list of salaried employees at the Detroit Land Bank.
Mayor Bing’s tax-funded consultants suggested he drastically cut the council budget and make the members part-time. He didn’t.
Detroit’s city council is one of the most expensive and ridiculed in the country.