“The mayor said that President Wilson has done some fantastic things for Wayne State, but he hasn’t done shit for us,” Minister Malik Shabazz said of Detroiters.
When Wayne State University announced the suspension of math as a general education requirement, the elected Board of Governors learned about the crucial change from the media.
Students, faculty and members of the public will now have a chance to speak out about the bonus after the board increased tuition by 4.2% this year and embarked on expensive projects.
Just weeks after raising tuition by an average of 4.2%, the Wayne State University Board of Governors held a secret meeting to give President M. Roy Wilson a $25,000 bonus – an apparent violation of the Michigan Constitution and Open Meetings Act.
The city of Detroit painted a wildly inaccurate and misleading picture of the fire crisis through a public database that was supposed to create transparency.
Under Mayor Mike Duggan, public records are often a luxury, affordable only to those able to pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars.
This is the third time in two months that the Duggan administration has demanded that we pay thousands of dollars for public records. One bill was $42,000.
This isn’t about the effectiveness of a city ordinance or emergency management. It’s about a mayor intentionally misleading the public.
New Police Chief James Craig is immune from public pressure and accountability because he was selected by state-appointed Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.
Detroit police are violating the law by denying public information to Motor City Muckraker, said Jamie Fields, an attorney and retired DPD deputy chief.