Mr. Chris Motz, a loyal advocate of the State of Michigan, provides his look at the six state ballot proposals, and I believe it represents a clearer picture than advertisements you are pummeled with daily.
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On July 1, the Detroit Public Schools contract with their teachers expired. Detroit Public Schools (DPS) Emergency Manager Roy Roberts imposed a new agreement with the remnants of the school district on Sunday, literally a day after the previous contract expired. Since the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) had already abandoned any idea of working … Continue Reading →
Detroit’s City Council has finally seen the light. In a monumental 5-4 decision, the latest consent agreement offered by Gov. Snyder establishes a chance for Detroit to solve their decades of fiscal impropriety, a generation of political denial of problems that Detroit has to face before we can look forward to the next version of … Continue Reading →
For Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, the title of this situation could also be re-worded as “How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Accept the EFM”. After all, Mayor Bing is the best option for an EFM as anyone could consider, and a 9-member finance council is far more than what other cities under both the … Continue Reading →