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Gilbert's Company Has Good Reason To Get Jail Out Of Downtown

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.04.2013 | Detroit

Developer Dan Gilbert has worked to transform Downtown Detroit into a lively cultural destination. So it's not surprising that he'd like to help a cou...

Wayne County In Talks To Scrap Partially Built Jail In Detroit

Detroit News | Posted 08.03.2013 | Detroit

Wayne County is working on a deal with the state to bail itself out of its wildly over-budget new jail project and instead take over and renovate a s...

Turkia Mullin: Pay Me!

Detroit News | Posted 09.13.2012 | Detroit

Detroit — Turkia Mullin's legal victories are piling up against her former bosses at the Wayne County Airport Authority. One week after authority...

Ficano Accused Of Recruiting Scam Candidate In Commissioner Race

WXYZ | Posted 08.03.2012 | Detroit

A battle over a seat on the Wayne County Commission has one contender crying foul. She's accusing her opponent of using the race card to split up vote...

L. Brooks Patterson Says The Darndest Things!

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

L. Brooks Patterson is a career politician, but he sure doesn't talk like one. The 19-year Oakland County Executive is famous for his off-the-cuff...

FBI Declares War On Political Corruption In Detroit

Posted 03.02.2012 | Detroit

The FBI's Detroit Office declared political corruption a top priority Thursday, as it announced the formation of a new multi-agency task force to figh...

Trust Must Be Regained to Move Wayne County Forward

Kevin McNamara | Posted 04.23.2012 | Detroit
Kevin McNamara

Government cannot endure without some form of trust among the elected officials and by the taxpayers who voted for them.

Blame for Detroit's Problems Falls on You, the Voter

John K. Bennett | Posted 03.05.2012 | Detroit
John K. Bennett

Go anywhere around the city, in the barbershops, around the water coolers at work and on local talk radio and the discussion regarding where to lay bl...

County Corruption Probe Gains Speed

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.15.2011 | Detroit

The federal investigation of corruption in Wayne County government is moving at a brisk pace, according to FBI Special Agent in Charge Andrew Arena. ...