City Charter allows Detroit 60 days to enact the proposal as a new ordinance or have the Election Commission determine whether the language can lawfully be placed on the ballot.
The vaccine will be used as first doses with initial allocations Detroit received from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
The land bank is accepting proposals to rehabilitate or reimagine the former home of Sarah Elizabeth Ray and the neighboring vacant lot that housed the youth center she founded.
City health officials say the risk to the general public is low, but residents should be aware of the signs and symptoms of monkeypox, and how the virus can be transmitted.
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.