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Municipal Finance

Detroit's Broke, but the System's Broken

Rebecca Sibilia | Posted 02.24.2017 | Education
Rebecca Sibilia

The ongoing teacher protest in Detroit has drawn public attention to the horrific physical conditions in many of the city's public schools. These conditions call out not just for emergency aid, but systemic reform.

Chicago Set To Have Highest Sales Tax Of Any Major U.S. City

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business

CHICAGO -- The City of Big Shoulders is adding to its distinguishing features, with a sales tax set to climb to the highest of any major U.S. city. C...

A Proactive Wayne County Government is Necessary

Kevin McNamara | Posted 05.04.2014 | Detroit
Kevin McNamara

The devil is in the details, as the saying goes. We've seen many plans shared by the current administration that went wrong. And, those plans had far more supporting documentation than this deficit elimination plan.

City Looks To Move It's Money

Berkeley Patch | Emily Henry | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

The recommendation not to renew the city's contract will be addressed at the Jan. 31 council meeting, when the council will decide whether or not to s...