Detroit City Council

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Name: Detroit City Council
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UN Says Detroit Initiatives Insufficient to Ensure Water Affordability

DETROIT, October 20 (RIA Novosti) - The measures of Detroit city officials are insufficient to ensure the affordability of water , sanitation, and adequate housing, UN special rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation Catarina de Albuquerque ... [Published RIA Novosti - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Saunteel Jenkins Says Detroit Is In A Good Place As She Departs City Council

Detroit City Council member Saunteel Jenkins is leaving to become the CEO of The Heat and Warmth Fund. She announced her resignation on Friday, October 17. Jenkins was elected in 2009, and re-elected last year. She served briefly as council president ... [Published WDET 101.9FM - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Groups discuss water shutoffs with UN experts

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:DETROIT — Advocacy groups and residents have discussed Detroit water shutoffs with United Nations human rights experts visiting the city to observe the impact on low-income ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Crain's week in news, Oct. 11-17: Jenkins resigns Detroit council seat to join THAW as CEO; Detroit names deputy mayor

Jenkins resigns Detroit City Council seat to join THAW as CEOSaunteel Jenkins resigned from the Detroit City Council on Friday to become CEO of Detroit-based nonprofit The Heat and Warmth Fund . Jenkins will officially step down from the council Nov. ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit councilwoman resigns to run nonprofit

WAS HERE VISITING FAMILY. Ruth: THANKS FOR THE LATEST, SHAWN. Devin: SHE RUN THE DETROIT CITY COUNCIL THROUGH ONE OF THE MOST CHAOTIC TIMES, BUT SAUNTEEL JENKINS IS STEPPING DOWN TO BECOME THE CEO FOR THE HEAT & WARMTH FUND KNOWN AS THAW. THE TIMING IS ... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 3 reports

Detroit, Suburbs Reach Tentative Deal On Water System

By @sarmjePotentially putting an end to a protracted battle, bankrupt Detroit has reached a tentative deal with the suburbs on how to share control of the city's water system."Nowhere has the battle between Detroit and its suburbs been more apparent than ... [Published Water Online - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Detroit Council Calls For Investigation Of Top City Lawyer

The Detroit City Council is ordering an investigation into its own top attorney, charging that he lied to a state loan board. Detroit Corporation Council Butch Hollowell is the head of the city’s law department, meaning he is the chief attorney for the ... [Published WDET 101.9FM - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Barclays boosts Detroit bankruptcy loan by $50 million

Sept. 30 --The city of Detroit will get a $325 million loan from Barclays Capital when it exits bankruptcy -- $50 million more than originally planned -- according to documents filed with U.S. Bankruptcy Court late Monday.Barclays agreed to loan the city ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 3 reports

Afghanistan: Taliban behead 12 civilians

Driver demanded money to deliver chicken truck Driver demanded money to deliver chicken truckUpdated: Friday, September 26 2014 4:09 AM EDT 2014-09-26 08:09:45 GMTA truck containing 37,000 pounds of now-rotten chicken may have sat in a western Montana ... [Published ABC6.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 25 reports

Gov. Rick Snyder: Detroit transition shows cooperation, commitment as city moves forward

City, state working together to confront decades-old problemsThursday, Sept. 25, 2014LANSING, Michigan – Gov. Rick Snyder today issued the following statement after the actions by the Detroit City Council and Mayor Mike Duggan facilitating the orderly ... [Published Michigan.gov - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

Detroit council discusses emergency manager's future

DETROIT - The Detroit City Council spent all day Wednesday in a private session discussing Kevyn Orr's fate as emergency manager . But council members did not reach a final agreement on what role he will play if he is removed this week from his current ... [Published Visalia Times-Delta - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 3 reports

End of Orr era as Detroit exits bankruptcy

DETROIT -It's almost over: Detroit is in the final stages of exiting from the largest Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.The best estimate on when it's all signed, sealed and delivered is the end of October or mid-November.Special section: Detroit ... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Sep 24 2014]

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"The Great Lakes are critical to Michigan's economy and our way of life," said Stabenow. "This funding will support Michigan farmers and conservation leaders who are working together to protect Lake Erie and ensure our families have safe, reliable drinking water. Today's announcement highlights the important role federal support plays in making sure future water contamination crises are prevented."
"They've come to rallies," he said. "My personal message for everybody is to get out, and vote for people that support the right solution to these problems."
Advocacy groups spokeswoman Maureen Taylor said afterward that there's now an international spotlight on Detroiters "trying to carve out dignified lives while being denied basic necessities of life."
"I am very excited at the opportunity to lead this high-impact statewide organization,” Jenkins said in a statement. “The THAW organization and its extraordinary mission align well with my own personal passion for helping struggling families in Detroit and across the state of Michigan."

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UN Says Detroit Initiatives Insufficient to Ens... [Published RIA Novosti - 1 hour ago]
Stabenow, Levin applaud Great Lakes Restoration... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
Saunteel Jenkins Says Detroit Is In A Good Plac... [Published WDET 101.9FM - 8 hours ago]
US Congressman Urges to Seek Alternatives to De... [Published RIA Novosti - 17 hours ago]
Groups discuss water shutoffs with UN experts [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 22 hours ago]
Surprise: Detroit Council Member Saunteel Jenki... [Published MuskegonPundit - Oct 19 2014]
Crain's week in news, Oct. 11-17: Jenkins resig... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Oct 18 2014]
Detroit City Council member Saunteel Jenkins re... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Oct 18 2014]
Detroit councilwoman resigns to run nonprofit [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Oct 17 2014]
Detroit City Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins Resigns [Published Michigan Chronicle - Oct 17 2014]
Saunteel Jenkins resigns from Detroit City Coun... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Oct 17 2014]
Saunteel Jenkins Named New CEO of THAW [Published EON Energy - Oct 17 2014]
Saunteel Jenkins Named New CEO of THAW [Published EON Consumer - Oct 17 2014]
City councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins resigns [Published WXYZ - Oct 17 2014]
Saunteel Jenkins Named New CEO of THAW [Published Business Wire Energy News - Oct 17 2014]
Saunteel Jenkins Named New CEO of THAW [Published BioSpace - Oct 17 2014]
Reluctantly, Macomb County joins new regional w... [Published C & G Newspapers - Oct 14 2014]
Debate heats up over community benefits ordinan... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Oct 10 2014]
When the Color of Water is Black [Published Examiner.com - Oct 10 2014]
Farmington Hills Resident Designs Ofrenda For D... [Published Farmington Hills Patch - Oct 10 2014]
Detroit, Suburbs Reach Tentative Deal On Water ... [Published Water Online - Oct 09 2014]
Oakland County approves joining regional water ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Oct 09 2014]
Oakland County approves joining water system [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 09 2014]
Urban renewal and benefits for Detroit citizens [Published Michigan Citizen - Oct 09 2014]
Politics and Prejudices: Campaigning for the Se... [Published MetroTimes.com - Oct 08 2014]
Detroit bankruptcy: City rests its case [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Oct 06 2014]
New Occupy the Corner initiative under way [Published WXYZ - Oct 04 2014]
Detroit lawmakers looks to increase regulation ... [Published Metro Detroit Business - Oct 02 2014]
Great Lakes Regional Water Authority formed; Tw... [Published Heritage News-Herald - Oct 02 2014]
Wayne Co. approves regional water authority [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Oct 02 2014]
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Surprise: Detroit Council Member Saunteel Jenki... [Published MuskegonPundit - Oct 19 2014]
Surprise: Detroit Council Member Saunteel Jenkins Quits  –  Deadline Detroit In a surprise move, Detroit City Council member Saunteel Jenkins announced her resignation Friday. She will become the CEO of The Heat and Warmth Fund (Thaw), a nonprofit ...
Saunteel Jenkins Named New CEO of THAW [Published EON Energy - Oct 17 2014]
DETROIT--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) has announced the name of its new CEO, Saunteel A. Jenkins. The selection was decided unanimously by the THAW Board of Directors. Jenkins has served as a member of the Detroit City ...
Saunteel Jenkins Named New CEO of THAW [Published EON Consumer - Oct 17 2014]
DETROIT--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) has announced the name of its new CEO, Saunteel A. Jenkins. The selection was decided unanimously by the THAW Board of Directors. Jenkins has served as a member of the Detroit City ...
Saunteel Jenkins Named New CEO of THAW [Published Business Wire Energy News - Oct 17 2014]
DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) has announced the name of its new CEO, Saunteel A. Jenkins. The selection was decided unanimously by the THAW Board of Directors. Jenkins has served as a member of the Detroit City Council since ...
Detroit to Build Massive, 150 Acre Urban Farm [Published EcoLocalizer - Sep 16 2014]
Nine million dollars, per square mile, per year. That’s what it costs the city of Detroit to simply maintain the vacant property they ended up with when the city’s economy dried up and the population bailed. That adds up to more than $360 million, ...
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