Politics & Government

  • Detroit’s ID Program Still Trying to Establish Its Identity

    “We’re trying to build a city where everybody is included, where everybody is valued…”

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  • Wayne County joins Welcoming Michigan reaffirms commitment to diversity; recognizes immigrants

    “When you look across all 43 communities, Wayne County is really the face of America and we are very proud…

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  • Detroit council isn’t a stooge for Mayor Mike Duggan, its president says

    In years past, the nine-member panel was known for its insults and sometimes raucous meetings.

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  • Facing deportation, he needs a miracle. A Detroit church may provide one.

    …but stepping outside the church – even to go to the hospital – could get Rranxburgaj deported.

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  • One Detroit | Top Stories of 2017

    #OneDetroit: Best of 2017

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  • Detroit is violent. But is constant video surveillance the answer?

    The discussion is expected to be long, heated and spill over into next year.

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  • You Are Guaranteed The Right to Public Records — But How Easy Is It Actually to Get Them?

    …how well local governments in southeast Michigan are presenting information about the Freedom of Information Act

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  • Breakthrough nears on mass transit tax in southeast Michigan

    The announcement, planned on or around Jan. 19, comes 14 months after voters rejected a $3 billion, 20-year tax for…

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  • Iraqi nationals challenging deportation win key ruling

    The government must release detainees who don’t get a bond hearing by Feb. 2.

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  • Buckle Up: 2018 Shaping Up To Be Huge Year for Michigan Politics

    he entire state House and most of the state Senate will be on ballots across the state.

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