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A Thriving Detroit Remains My Long-Term Goal

Gary A. Brown | Posted 02.20.2013 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

As Detroit nears the possible appointment of an emergency financial manager, it's important to note that although the current pace of change is not as rapid as necessary to extinguish this fiscal crisis, we have made progress since 2009.

Getting the Lights Is a Priority

Gary A. Brown | Posted 11.09.2012 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

There are 88,000 street lights operated by the city. More than half of these are out on any given day. I believe most Detroiters want their lights on, regardless of who repairs them.

Bing: Huge Cuts On The Way For City Employees

Posted 03.19.2012 | Detroit

As Gov. Rick Snyder waits for city leaders' rebuttal to a proposed consent agreement, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is keeping his own version of a proposal...

Detroit Receives $400,000 Grant For Energy-Saving Streetlights

Posted 01.20.2012 | Detroit

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has awarded the city of Detroit a $400,000 grant to upgrade city streetlights with new, energy-efficient...

Detroit City Council Meets To Discuss Financial Crisis

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.28.2011 | Detroit

The Detroit City Council continued discussions Monday on Mayor Bing's proposals to address the city's financial crisis. The mayor announced Nov. 1...