Despite a pledge by lawmakers to get a roads funding deal passed quickly, the negotiations have stalled. The MiWeeek team discusses about the sticking point and whether it can be resolved.Read More
ayor Duggan and Detroit Public Schools – Mayor Duggan doesn’t want to run DPS, but he has a stake in improving the school system so that he can repopulate neighborhoods with families. The MiWeek team talks about the Mayor’s school reform plan. Plus, in wake of the elevated lead levels in Flint water, the state is distributing water filters and conducting water tests. Is this enough?Read More
Governor Snyder announces action will be taken in the Flint drinking water situation, where blood-lead levels in children have increased since Flint stopped getting its water from the Detroit system and started using water from the Flint River. The team debates why the city didn’t wait until the new pipeline to Lake Huron was built before dropping Detroit’s water.Read More
The Michigan Department of Correction’s budget this year tops $2 billion. The state spends about $35,000 a year for each of the 42,000 inmates behind prison walls.Read More
From Stephen Henderson, Editorial Page Editor of The Detroit Free Press
From Nolan Finley, Editorial Page Editor of The Detroit News
As Tate told stories about Boldin, he also talked about him not being afraid of making a statement.
Thats a delicate balancing act, the automotive equivalent of overhauling a Boeing 747 while its in flight