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Substance on Public Safety Plan Lacking in Mayor Bing's "State of the City"

Gary A. Brown | Posted 04.23.2013 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

Crime continues to be Detroit's number one issue. It is on the mind of every citizen. We will not thrive until the perception of Detroit is changed to that of a safe city through reducing the number of crime victims.

Bing: Detroit 'Dead' Without Summer Revenue Sharing Funds

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 06.12.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Detroit's mayor warned Monday that the city could go broke if its top lawyer refuses to drop her lawsuit challenging a deal with Michigan o...

Bing And City Council At Odds Over Who Fate Of Department Of Human Services

Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.13.2012 | Detroit

The Detroit Department of Human Services faces an uncertain future as Mayor Dave Bing's administration and state and federal authorities plan to disso...

Can Volunteers And Social Media Replace 24-Hour Precincts?

AP | By COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 01.13.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Fighting crime is a 24-hour job, but Detroit police stations will be sticking to business hours. The department is rolling out a plan to c...

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.

What Is Our Vision for Detroit?

Daniel Cherrin | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit
Daniel Cherrin

We need the cooperation of the entire region including: business, labor, faith based groups, and others to come to the table and offer their vision and solutions to help guide Detroit forward.

Looking to Detroit's Thought Leaders

Adam Corey Ross | Posted 01.23.2012 | Detroit
Adam Corey Ross

We must look to Mayor Bing and the city council to inspire us with thoughtful leadership. What Detroit desperately needs today is new ideas, "aha moments," not fewer teachers in the classrooms.

A New Charter and a New Opportunity

Vincent M Keenan | Posted 01.17.2012 | Detroit
Vincent M Keenan

We've been told we're on the edge so many times that it feels like Detroit is as much on the edge of existence as on the straits of the Detroit River. Yet, if there is one common thread that ties Detroiters together it is resolve.

Emergency Financial Manager? Bring It On!

John K. Bennett | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
John K. Bennett

It's high time Detroit finally got an EFM. For many years, especially the last 11 years, Detroit has really been drowning in red ink and leadership hasn't been able to stem the tide.

Detroit's Crisis: City's Budget Deficit Could Swell to $750M by 2013

The Detroit News | Leonard N. Fleming | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Mayor Dave Bing and the City Council must reduce the size of government and slash the city's budget deficit to stave off bankruptcy or state receivers...

Dave Bing, NBA Great, Elected Detroit's Mayor

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — Basketball legend Dave Bing was elected Tuesday as Detroit's mayor through the end of the year, sweeping the incumbent from office in ...