Tonight on MiWeek, we take a closer look at the foreclosure crisis in Wayne County. 76,000 homes are facing tax foreclosure this year, and new laws have helped people get into plans with fewer penalties. Chief Deputy Treasurer David Szymanski joins us to discuss payment plan extensions for homeowners facing tax foreclosure. The Team also […]
With pothole season upon us, we all know how dangerous some of those craters can be for drivers. For the second year, Macomb County residents have been told to dial 911 if they see a pothole that could cause severe damage to their vehicles. The goal? To get the pothole assessed and fixed right away. […]
The report by the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren recommends sweeping changes in Detroit education. John Rakolta, Jr., one of the Coalition’s co-chairs, joins the MiWeek team in the studio to break down the Coalition’s report. Plus, the team takes a brief look at a couple other news headlines: The pay raises granted […]
- Building blocks for building better schools
The schools coalition didn't go radical, but it produced a few no-brainer ideas.
- Killings by police display man's inhumanity to man
There's something wicked about the flagrant devaluing of Walter Scott's life.
- After latest police beating, who are the real bad guys?
Prevalence of cop-beating videos suggests that it's no longer clear who the criminals really are.
- We only hurt ourselves by rejecting Prop 1
Anger about the way the Legislature handled Michigan's roads is justified — but misplaced