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Charles Pugh

This Isn't Pugh's First Questionable Decision

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.27.2013 | Detroit

He's gone from reporting the day's most sizzling headlines to, frankly, inspiring them. Detroit City Council President/abdominal enthusiast Charles...

Why Charles Pugh Won't Run For Mayor

Detroit Free Press | Posted 04.03.2013 | Detroit

Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh says he will not run for mayor and plans to return to broadcast television. His decision will end the t...

Ashley Woods

FAIL: 'For Whatever Reason,' Detroit Forgot To Pay Into Part Of The Pension Fund | Ashley Woods | Posted 12.04.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council members on Tuesday scheduled a vote for Dec. 5 on a proposed budget amendment -- one that's needed because the City Administratio...

David Sands

Hantz Farms' Divisive Deal | David Sands | Posted 11.21.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council tabled discussion over the proposed sale of an enormous plot of city-owned land to the Hantz Farms development company at a marat...

Why Detroit City Council May Subpoena Mayor Bing

Detroit News | Posted 11.12.2012 | Detroit

Detroit -- A frustrated Detroit City Council could vote as early as this morning to issue a subpoena against Mayor Dave Bing to force him to share mor...

Detroit City Council President Bullies Intern On Twitter, Threatens His Job (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 06.26.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh has made headlines of late after releasing a workout video chronicling his battle to lose weight and devel...

Simone Landon

Detroit City Council Approves Consent Agreement | Simone Landon | Posted 04.04.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council on Wednesday voted 5-4 to enter into an agreement with the state of Michigan that will radically alter the structure of the city'...

Simone Landon

Deputy Mayor Says He Has The Votes For Consent Deal | Simone Landon | Posted 04.04.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: Wednesday 4:30 p.m. -- The state-appointed financial review team for the city of Detroit voted to approve a consent agreement for the city at ...

Childhood Poverty in Detroit Tops 67 Percent and Detroit Tops List of Nation's Most Costly City Councils

Patricia Lesko | Posted 04.25.2012 | Detroit
Patricia Lesko

In Michigan's largest city, 67 percent of children live in poverty. How can they not? Unemployment in Detroit is thought to be close to 50 percent by the city's mayor.

These Are Your New City Council Districts

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 02.16.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council voted Thursday to approve one of four possible options to draw new districts for city residents. The districts will govern electi...

Guess Who's Running For Mayor?

Posted 02.03.2012 | Detroit

Michigan State Representative Lisa L. Howze is already suiting up for the 2013 Detroit mayoral race. Howze said she will run for mayor of the city ...

POLL: Where Should Detroit Draw New Districts?

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 03.27.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council will aprove one of four plans for redistricting the city by Feb. 17. That means city residents have just a short time to put in t...

Detroit's New Districts

Posted 01.23.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council is set to reveal four draft maps for the city's new local-level districts Monday. The redistricting process is mandated under Det...

Bing May Be Done but Don't Crown Pugh or Brown

John K. Bennett | Posted 02.19.2012 | Detroit
John K. Bennett

It's becoming increasingly clear that it's game over for Mayor Bing. So now the push will begin: How to best deal with Mayor Bing, particularly at a time when the city is in such financial peril.

Emergency Manager Maybe the Best Thing to Happen to Detroit

John K. Bennett | Posted 02.11.2012 | Detroit
John K. Bennett

Mayor Bing and others have made the statement that Detroit should be run by Detroiters. The only problem with Mayor Bing's statement is when you have unqualified Detroiters operating Detroit.

Where's the Detroit Love?

Yusef Bunchy Shakur | Posted 01.28.2012 | Detroit
Yusef Bunchy Shakur

Mayor Bing and City Council President Pugh both have professed how they love Detroit and want to lead Detroit back to its glory days. We need leadership who are willing to demonstrate their love for us through their actions.