In a city with a long history of population losses, Mayor Mike Duggan announces the city’s point person to lead community outreach to promote the 2020 count.
“Eliminating this debt cliff removes another major roadblock for Detroit’s long-term recovery,” according to Mayor Mike Duggan.
The city is discontinuing its anti-arson patrols in favor of community- and kid-friendly Halloween events.
In nearly a fifth of the ZIP codes where most homeowners are black, home values have decreased since 2000, compared with only 2 percent of ZIP codes where black homeowners are not the majority.
The Knight Foundation aims to take projects out of the hands of car companies in five cities.
The strategic plan proposes 82 steps to be completed in a five-year time period.
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Past efforts to attract women to welding have had underwhelming results. New programs aim to change that.
The program, which began in April, has distributed roughly 6,000 condoms.
More than a dozen states have above-average international trade exposure, per a new Moody’s report.
The public-private partnership wants one up and running in the next six months.
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The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative have teamed up to create the Communities Thrive Challenge, which will have 10 winners.
After years in the doldrums, the fortunes of Midwestern metro areas are rising.
“Just the fact that there are number of AV microbus experiments already up and running suggests there is indeed a problem to be solved,” according to tech analyst Mark Rogowsky.
Drivers in the Great Lakes State have paid the nation’s highest auto insurance rates, described as “a surcharge on people who have low socioeconomic status.”
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Kentucky governor’s calls for agency spending cuts; Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor summer service reductions; and Rhode Island’s “car tax” repeal.
There’s never a dull moment in Macomb County.
ELGL’s annual conference in underway in the Motor City. Here’s a location where attendees should look skyward.
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