Malachi Barrett has the weekly roundup from Detroit City Council: More license plate reading cameras, the drafting of a new affordable water ordinance and more.
Longtime graffiti writers told BridgeDetroit they appreciate the recognition, but the development of an underground art space also conjures mixed emotions.
A $5 million contract would bring more traffic cameras to public streets. Some worry data captured could be misused.
Council President Mary Sheffield is planning to introduce new laws aimed at improving life for vulnerable residents.
Malachi Barrett has the weekly roundup from Detroit City Council, including the latest on Duggan’s land value tax plan, support for the UAW and new body cameras for DPD.
Detroit auto workers say the UAW strike is pushing labor rights forward.
The United Auto Workers began a strike against the Big Three on Friday, walking out at three U.S. factories, including one in Michigan. Much is at stake, for workers and the industry.
The UAW strike has support of workers, but that doesn’t relieve the financial anxiety.
Malachi Barrett has the weekly roundup from Detroit City Council: A new U-M job report on jobs and wages for Detroiters, an affordable housing law and legal representation for the city’s ex-police chief.
Tepfirah Rusdhan named as Detroit’s first Director of Urban Agriculture, following other major U.S. cities like Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.