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Archive for the ‘Government & Politics’ Category

Monday, May 5, 2014

Bankruptcy #2–The Water Dept.

Friday, May 2, 2014 'Beyond Bankruptcy' was the 2-day conference organized by MOSES, the HAAS Institute and the Damon Keith Center at Wayne State University Law School.

Bankruptcy #1– Pensions

Friday, March 21, 2014 Landy has blueprints drawn for Cass Tech High School in 1919. Landy tried to help Cass alumni save the building from the wrecking ball in 2011.

Sue, Sell And Less To Landfills

Friday, March 14, 2014 Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Hillegonds (R-Holland) at microphone with fellow RTA board members Roy Rose of Macomb and Alma Wheeler Smith, herself a former senator and representative, of Washtenaw County. Hillegonds was required to report to the legislature 1 year after the governor named him RTA chair.

No $2 Million for RTA. Maybe Later.

Thursday, February 20, 2014 A one woman three man crew from the Detroit Water & Sewerage Dept worked on shutting off a 4 inch valve on Taylor St. Woodward Ave is behind them with Historic Little Rock Baptist Church in the back ground.

Ice Dams Make Traffic Jams

Monday, November 11, 2013 Jackson County's rich farmland attracts a lot of deer. The combination of deer, rolling hills and proximity to Michigan's cities make it a prime hunting spot. The hard part is getting permission to hunt on someone's land.

Sportsman’s Camp To Heal War Vets

Thursday, January 10, 2013 Library of Congress archive photo by Alfred T. Palmer, 1942

Fixing Climate Change Could Shrink Economy

Thursday, January 3, 2013 In the 1960's, the state divided the Latson family farm by building interstate 96. In 2002, Congressman Mike Rogers first sought funds to condemn the farm, pay the family and build an exit linking the scattered homes south of 96 to the commercial sprawl north of it.

New I-96 Exit For Howell