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Duggan has the most experience in problem solving. But he has to overcome the outsider label.
Back in 2002, the Detroit City Council discussed whether to allow Detroit voters to approve a city manager form of government — which is how many of Michigan’s cities, from Coopersville to Inkster to Ann Arbor, are run. These cities still have mayors and city councils, but the mayor is a voting member of City … Continue Reading →
Here’s the thing: Detroit financial condition isn’t a figment of the governor’s imagination.
Got Frustration? The picture does say it all. As the Troy City Council succumbs to hysteria, fear, and “debt money”, an infrastructure development that would have worked in conjunction with Secretary of Transportation LaHood’s expansion of a regional transportation authority plan…Won’t stop in Troy. And I feel for the shift in City Council opinion, that … Continue Reading →