For Black women, a ban on abortion could mean a 33% jump in maternal mortality. In majority-Black Detroit, an end to the constitutional right is expected to create worse outcomes.
The bonus program is expected to cost the city up to $2 million and it would be funded through existing revenues.
Detroit’s fireworks will return June 27 after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event may restart with a curfew for unaccompanied minors.
Gilbert Family Foundation says 5,689 people are effectively in line for aid from the $20 million fund.
Monica Lewis-Patrick said there were no warning signs of the genetic condition that stopped her heart.
Police chief says elevating the city’s struggles with crime was important on the statewide stage, some council members disagree.
Funding directed to the district in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic allows for short and long-term upgrades to DPSCD buildings.
Detroiters who test positive at the city’s “Test-to-treat” site can be evaluated there and if eligible will receive free antiviral medication.
Detroit health officials say 50% of eligible Detroiters are vaccinated for COVID-19 and just 20% have received booster shots.
The city intends to launch its paid parental leave program on Jan. 1.