Detroit has been in the news recently for one of its “controversial” new policies. Protesters have been up in arms over the city’s decision to deny water – the most basic of human needs – to some families. 828 more words
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This morning at 9:00 a.m., Detroit City Council Members Raquel Castañeda-López and André Spivey will launch the Detroit Immigration Task Force. As its first action, the Task Force will announce the City of Detroit is joining the national “Welcoming Cities & Counties” initiative coordinated by Welcoming America. 433 more words
Editor’s Note: Given that the UK government was offended by the company’s offer to do a government-wide spend analysis, will UK-based Rosslyn Analytics offer of a similar service to the City of Detroit fly any better in America? 403 more words
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“Detroit has been spending on average $100 million more than it has taken in for each of the past five years. The city’s $11 billion in unsecured debt includes $6 billion in health and other retirement benefits and $3 billion in retiree pensions for its 20,000 city pensioners, who are slated to receive less than 10 percent of what they were promised.