Almost two months after Detroit exited bankruptcy; the MiWeek teams hit the ground covering today’s Detroit Policy Conference, talking one-on-one with Mayor Mike Duggan and Governor Rick Snyder’s advisor, Paul Pastorek, about key issues affecting the region. Tonight, host Christy McDonald and weekly contributors Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson will interview Mayor Duggan about rebuilding […]
It’s been a couple of months since Detroit officially emerged from chapter nine bankruptcy. And now the judge who presided over the history-making case, Judge Steven Rhodes, has officially retired. Judge Rhodes gave his first and only post-interview with WDET 101.9FM, discussing the City’s decision to file for bankruptcy, the importance of the grand bargain, […]
Host Christy McDonald and weekly contributors Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson examine Mayor Mike Duggan’s second State of the City Address. Instead of gathering in a city building downtown, Mayor Duggan delivered his speech in the heart of a Detroit neighborhood – at the Old Redford Theatre. The MiWeek team also takes a look at […]
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What will Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan say about the state of the city? At 9 a.m., he joins Stephen Henderson on WDET.