Detroit City Council

Type: Organization
Name: Detroit City Council
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Readers Push Cush out

Readers: Push Cush out Readers speak out on Detroit City Council president pro tem George Cushingberry, whose financial troubles have him back in the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

City councilman sued for damage to foreclosed home

DETROIT (AP) - A credit union has sued a Detroit City Council member, saying he "willfully and maliciously" damaged his foreclosed home. The Detroit News (http://bit.ly/1h0RJoZ ) reports that the Public Service Credit Union is seeking $56,000 from ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Detroit City Council approves massive property transfer to city land bank

The Detroit City Council has agreed to transfer more than 16,000 city owned properties to Detroit’s land bank authority .The transfer allows Mayor Mike Duggan’s ambitious blight eradication efforts to move forward.Duggan wants to use the non-profit land ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit City Council to vote on transferring properties to land bank

Detroit — The City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to transfer 16,399 city-owned residential structures to the Detroit Land Bank Authority, advancing Mayor Mike Duggan’s vision to wipe out blight and improve neighborhoods.The transfer agreement ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

16-year-old accused in mob beating motivated in part by race, source says

Detroit — When investigators interrogated a 16-year-old about his alleged participation in last week’s mob beating of a Clinton Township motorist, he said he did it in part because the man was white, according to a police source familiar with the cas ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Detroit Orders Stronger Surveillance at Gas Stations

The Detroit City Council has unanimously approved new requirements for digital surveillance equipment at gas stations, according to The Detroit Free Press . These upgrades could have provided a clearer image of the suspects involved in the beating of ... [Published Security Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Detroit gas stations to have better security by summer

DETROIT (WJBK) -Detroit City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday requiring Detroit gas station owners to install digital security cameras on their properties by August 31.The cameras must also be strategically placed as to capture all patron's ... [Published MyFox Detroit - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Detroit businessman to sue Horace Sheffield for defamation

DETROIT -Detroit businessman Thomas Hardiman Sr. plans to file a defamation lawsuit this week against Rev. Horace Sheffield III after Sheffield allegedly linked Hardiman to a federal investigation into a scheme to influence a Detroit City Council vote ... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Detroit church salutes law enforcement

Detroit — Greater Grace Temple on Sunday was filled with dozens of uniformed law enforcement officers and their families as the congregation celebrated its 16th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation and Prayer Day.Border Patrol, ROTC, Michigan State Police, ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 8 reports

FBI probes alleged Detroit payoff scheme

Council president race is at issue DETROIT — A Detroit construction contractor who was a government witness in the Kwame Kilpatrick corruption probe is being mentioned as part of an alleged scheme to pay off a Detroit City Council member in exchange for ... [Published Lansing State Journal - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Feds investigate Detroit City Council vote

None are accused of wrongdoing but supposedly they heard that someone who had been connected with Kwame Kilpatrick was trying to steer a key City Council vote with cash. ... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 4 reports

UPDATE 1-U.S. bankruptcy judge OK's $120 mln loan for Detroit

(Recasts with direct sourcing, adds quote from judge, background)April 2 (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved Detroit's plan to borrow $120 million from Barclays PLC to improve services in the cash-strapped city.Judge Steven Rhodes, ... [Published CNBC - Apr 02 2014]

Quotes

"Ficano has had to make decisions, but almost all of them have been disastrous" he said
...confident we can get this through," Snyder told reporters in Lansing after filing signatures to put his name on the 2014 ballot for re-election. "It's hard work, but it's really important work, because this is to benefit all of Michigan to settle this case in a positive way."
"It was hard to stay motivated, so I learned to discipline myself to see the positive in every situation. That's a discipline that I maintain every day and that I am thankful for having."

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Readers Push Cush out [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
We unlucky few: A look at the incumbents who lo... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 20 2014]
City councilman sued for damage to foreclosed home [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 20 2014]
KEITH CRAIN: Maybe we need a permanent overseer [Published Crains Detroit Business - Apr 20 2014]
As candidates for Wayne County executive line u... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Apr 20 2014]
Bill Roberts Announces His Candidacy: Democrats... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Apr 20 2014]
CARICOM Reparations Ten-Point Plan: Part 1 [Published Chicago Crusader - Apr 19 2014]
Ficano to seek four more years as Wayne County ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Apr 18 2014]
State money for Detroit bankruptcy deal no sure... [Published Michigan Live - Apr 18 2014]
Texas Cities Should Learn From Bankrupt, Spendt... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Tom Walsh: Detroit's rebirth is at chaotic, mes... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 17 2014]
Doing Business In Detroit: Mayor Fields Questio... [Published CBS Detroit - Apr 17 2014]
Detroit City Council approves massive property ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Apr 16 2014]
Bridge Magazine: Once vilified, Coleman Young's... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 16 2014]
Downtown property owners approve new improvemen... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
Downtown property owners vote to tax themselves... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Apr 15 2014]
Detroit council OKs transfer of 16,000 properti... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
Mayor’s Budget Address To Council Delayed, Expe... [Published CBS Detroit - Apr 14 2014]
Detroit announces online auction in blight fight [Published Toledoblade.com - Apr 14 2014]
Editorial Public safety is citys core duty [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
Editorial: Public safety is city's core duty [Published Detroit News - Apr 14 2014]
Detroit City Council to vote on transferring pr... [Published Detroit News - Apr 14 2014]
Q&A with Bryan Barnhill: Home again, mayor's ch... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Apr 13 2014]
Pastors, Others Pray for End to Violence in Wak... [Published Northville Patch - Apr 11 2014]
Vigil for beaten driver sends message of healing [Published USA Today - Apr 11 2014]
'We have no room for violence': Packed Detroit ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 11 2014]
Businessman files defamation suit against fathe... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 11 2014]
Detroit businessman sues pastor over City Hall ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 10 2014]
16-year-old accused in mob beating motivated in... [Published Detroit News - Apr 10 2014]
Boy, 16, charged as juvenile in mob beating of ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 10 2014]
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Texas Cities Should Learn From Bankrupt, Spendt... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Detroit is, quite literally, bankrupt. In fact, they are still in bankruptcy proceedings. Yet in spite of this, they appear to have learned nothing. Hopefully Texans are taking note, so that the Lone Star State does not experience similar problems ...
Awesome $175 Million Tax Break Creates 15 Aweso... [Published Wonkette - Mar 14 2014]
So here’s a nice bit of synchronicity: Last night, The Daily Show did a beautifully ragey takedown of Fox News’s outrage at lazy welfare bums who get food stamps, while dismissing far more costly corporate tax breaks as just the necessary incentive ...
Bank of America and City Official Fraud Enters ... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Feb 08 2014]
Corruption, fraud, and bankruptcy are often found together. Such is the case with Detroit. I have seen allegations and suggestions of fraud, but a recent article shows that fraud by Bank of America, city officials, or both is now a given, and likely provable ...
Conservative Filmmaking That Works [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 01 2014]
This year, Citizens United celebrates ten years in the conservative filmmaking and documentary business. We had the honor to work with Breitbart’s Executive Chairman Steve Bannon who directed and wrote Occupy Unmasked  back in 2012.  The film featured ...
Is DIP financing the best option for Detroit? [Published FT Alphaville - Oct 28 2013]
By Bond Girl* Last Monday, the Detroit City Council unanimously rejected a $350m debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing that would have been arranged and purchased by Barclays. Detroit’s state-appointed emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, has aggressively ...
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$650 Million Downtown Detroit Events Center Dis... [Published Financial Services - Feb 04 2014]
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