Treasurer Dillon: ‘I guess I need to leave town like Pugh’
Dillon’s wife was threatening to expose the Democrat for sending her racially charged text messages.
“It’s a very dangerous situation,” said Dan McNamara, president of the firefighters’ union.
Snyder reportedly is waiting to hear back from the unidentified candidate this week on whether he or she will take the job.
The council voted 6-3 to debate the issue another day, saying they still need more time to look over the lease.
Firefighters called for an arson investigator but received the common response: “There are no arson cars available.”
Despite the threat of a state takeover and municipal bankruptcy, Mayor Dave Bing dished out bonuses of up to $750 to nonunion employees, a move that is certain to distract from serious budget cuts.
The city of Detroit has been within weeks of running out of cash for more than a year now – and services haven’t stopped.
It’s not easy being a taxpayer in Detroit. Property taxes are disproportionately high, yet city services are abysmal. The income tax rate is the highest in the state, but an obscenely high portion of the money is spent paying back debts from years past. And today, as the city and its suburban communities decide at the ballot […]
By Steve Neavling When you repeatedly shout “BOO!,” you’re going to stop scaring people. But that hasn’t stopped Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and state officials from threatening that all hell is about to break loose – again – if they don’t get their way. Responding today to a city lawyer who is challenging the state […]
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 […]