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Senator Headed to Mayor Duggan Administration

Dec 22, 2022

Senator Marshall Bullock (D-Detroit) will serve as director of government affairs for the City of Detroit following the end of his term in office. Due to redistricting, Senator Bullock was drawn into the same district as another Democratic senator, setting up a primary race, where he was unsuccessful. During his time in the legislature, he […]

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Detroit Listed as a Top City

Jul 15, 2022

The City of Detroit has been selected as one of TIME’s World’s Greatest Places of 2022, highlighting the success the city has seen in recent years. The article features the many dining destinations that are unique to Detroit, offering authentic cuisine from a variety of cultural backgrounds, as well as the city’s plethora of museums. […]

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Detroit, Don’t Call it a Comeback

Jul 06, 2022

Almost 10 years ago, the Honorable Steven Rhodes of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District declared Detroit eligible for bankruptcy relief.  Although this message was met with a myriad of feelings by Detroiters and Southeast Michiganders, we can all agree that this declaration has shaped Detroit to be the force it is currently. […]

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Legislation Introduced Ending State Oversight of Detroit

May 20, 2022

Senator Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) introduced legislation to end the state’s oversight of Detroit, eight years after the “Grand Bargain” was signed. Under the 2014 agreement, the state provided the city $195 million to ease its way out of federal bankruptcy court, in return the state was given a nine-member commission to provide oversight of the […]

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Detroit Caucus Announces New Leadership

Nov 13, 2020

Members of the Detroit Caucus announced their new leadership team for the upcoming 2021-2022 legislative session. Representative Tenisha Yancey (D-Harper Woods) will serve as Chair of the caucus. The additional leaders include Representative Tyrone Carter (D-Detroit) as Vice Chair, Representative-elect Helena Scott (D-Highland Park) as Secretary, and Representative-elect Stephanie Young (D-Detroit) as Treasurer. New and […]

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State Partnering with Detroit to Support Elections

Sep 04, 2020

Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced a partnership for the November 3 general election. Collaboratively they will work to recruit and train additional staff and election workers, open 14 new satellite clerk offices, and provide additional support tabulating absentee ballots. The partnership has the support of Wayne County Executive […]

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Auto Insurance Reform Proposed

Sep 29, 2017

This week, Speaker Tom Leonard (R-DeWitt Twp.) Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, and Representative Lana Theis (R-Brighton) announced their plan to reform Michigan’s auto insurance system.  Michigan drivers pay the nation’s highest auto insurance premiums, averaging $2,400/year, nearly twice the national average.  Insurance rates are especially high in urban areas, including metro Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, […]

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Bureau of Elections Releases Detroit Election Audit Findings

Feb 10, 2017

This week, the Michigan Bureau of Elections released its audit findings for 136 Detroit precincts from the November 8, 2016 general election.  The findings largely site human error, not illegal activity, resulted in mismatches between the number of ballots and recorded voters.  The audit found the precinct imbalances were almost entirely caused by precinct worker […]

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