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Rashida Tlaib

Researcher: Serious Concerns' About Pet Coke Piles

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.24.2013 | Detroit

Concerned about possible risks associated with growing mounds of a petroleum waste product piling up along the Detroit River, State Representative Ras...

Last Chance To Get Mementos From Shuttered High School

Posted 10.17.2012 | Detroit

Items from Detroit's recently closed Southwestern High School may soon be "going, going, gone" after an upcoming auction hoped to save the school dist...

Go Tlaib: What Happened After Dust Cleared In Michigan's 6th District Race

Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

Out of the redistricting upheaval that reformed Michigan's 6th state House district, one woman has emerged as the Democratic candidate for state repre...

David Sands

State Rep. Blocks Traffic To Keep Detroit High School Open

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 05.30.2012 | Detroit

Around 30 community members, led by state Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit), blocked traffic on Fort Street at a rally Tuesday evening in front of Southw...

'Everyone Wants It Open': Residents React To Riverside Park Closure

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.22.2012 | Detroit

The city of Detroit is closing Riverside Park temporarily due to concerns about environmental contamination. The 20-acre-park, which is located ne...

Taxing Casinos Could Help Detroit's Financial Woes

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 02.07.2012 | Detroit

The tentative agreement Mayor Dave Bing brokered with many of Detroit's unions last Wednesday requires the city seek out new revenue sources in exchan...

INFOGRAPHIC: See Why Dems Are Upset About Michigan's New Districts

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 01.25.2012 | Detroit

The U.S. Department of Justice has approved Michigan's Republican-designed redistricting plan, despite complaints from Democrats and a lawsuit that al...

Immigration's Top 10 Heroes for 2012

Amy Novick | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
Amy Novick

The 2012 Immigrants' List Annual Heroes come from across the country, and work to positively impact policies on immigration. We are grateful for their work and excited to honor their achievements.

Matt Sledge

Detroit Bridge Battle Pits City Residents Against Each Other

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.18.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The battle for a bridge over the Detroit River has been fierce. On one side of the fight stands a billionaire who does not want to see his ...

Jewish Boss Helps Elect Muslim Woman To Legislature

AP | DAVID N. GOODMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — Michigan is getting its first female Muslim legislator, thanks in large part to her Jewish boss, the incumbent. Rashida Tlaib, a lawy...