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Detroit Becomes Official Welcoming City

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


Rosslyn Analytics Makes The Mayor of Detroit An Offer He May Not Be Able To Refuse by Jon Hansen

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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Rosslyn Analytics Makes The Mayor of Detroit An Offer He May Not Be Able To Refuse by Jon Hansen

“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.

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Map: Detroit Neighborhood Strength Index

A group of University of Michigan urban planning graduate students completed a 2006 report titled, “Planning for Detroit’s Tax-Reverted Properties: Possibilities for the Wayne County Land Bank. 106 more words


Dear Detroit @Lions


My name is DeQwan Young and I am one of the most loyal Lions fans on the face of this earth.  I’ve been a Lions fan my entire life.   710 more words

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Discusses Detroit's Economy

On Sept. 3, 2014, the City of Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan spoke with Fox Business Network about the state of Detroit’s economy highlighting the city’s upcoming projects, and a promising future for the Motor City.   333 more words