Summer is almost here and one of the most anticipated family events in Detroit takes place in just a couple of weeks: The annual fireworks celebration. But there is controversy surrounding the curfew. Tonight the MiWeek team examines why expanding the curfew for kids beyond the fireworks is a concern for some parents and community […]
This week it seemed everywhere you looked, it was all about the money. First, a $52 million structural deficit, could taxpayers get the tab for a court-ordered judgment? Also, major issues surround the lease of Detroit’s water and sewerage system to a regional water authority. Plus, the legislature is inching toward fixing Michigan’s roads and […]
Christy McDonald for a live broadcast with analysis and behind-the-scenes information from the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference. With a focus on Talent, Urban Revitalization, and Cohesion, it’s three days of the most important issues facing Michigan, and the next best thing to being there! Wednesday, May 28th from 1pm to 5:30pm ET Thursday, May 29th from 8:30am to […]
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Supreme Court ruling shows how citizen-controlled redistricting has roots in founding
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Choice has never been part of the equation for African Americans.
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Three discussion items that would have made the Mackinac Policy Conference even better.