Politics & Government

  • Diary of a longshot: Inside Coleman Young’s no-frills bid for Detroit mayor.

    The grilled chicken came on Styrofoam plates…

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  • Week In Review: Count Day pizza, ‘Burger King’ money, and a teachers union spy

    Every kid who showed up in class on Wednesday was worth thousands of dollars to his or her school.

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  • The Duggan Strategy: Early Successes, Keepable Promises, Controlled Data

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  • DJC Partners to cover immigration stories in Mexico | Everybody’s story stops at the border. Except ours.

    Bill Kubota and Chastity Pratt Dawsey head to Guanojuato.

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  • ‘How’s Detroit Doing?’ — Reporters Discuss Tackling Simple Yet Thorny Question

    “My neighbors in the Grosse Pointes, they think Detroit’s doing great,”

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  • Bipartisan Group Rolls Out Plan for Auto No-Fault Insurance Overhaul

    They said their plan would make car insurance more affordable…

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  • Today’s legislators don’t seem to care

    You could argue that the old-time politicians didn’t always understand what the people wanted…

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  • The plot (to buy a Detroit school building) thickens: Efforts to keep sold property from housing charter schools might have become illegal

    “Any such deed restriction in effect on the effective date of this subsection is void.”

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  • Audio from WDET: Environmental Reporters Talk Great Lakes Issues

    Mary Ellen joined other environmental reporters on WDET‘s Detroit Today

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  • Compensation for Wrongfully Convicted Shows Lawmaking is Just the First Step

    MPRN’s Cheyna Roth and WDET’s Jake Neher talk about the messy business of implementing and testing new laws.

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