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An Opportunity to Improve School Funding Equity?

Pushback against federal regulation should not preclude local reform

… example, in 2014-15 , Detroit Public Schools and Ann … student. But add in Detroit s $5,125 versus Ann … need. Consider the Detroit Community School District, … solutions. Yet a district like Detroit, in dire straits and … more

RTA Transit Tax Focuses on Old Technology, Ignores Opportunity

Mozena debates merits of plan on Michigan Matters

… transportation issues for Detroiters, who face the highest … 20 years, low-income Detroiters are still going to … the morning, leave Detroit to go to the job, and … more

Tilt from Tax Cutting to Corporate Welfare Renews Failed Approach to Economic Growth

Lawmakers face a number of corporate welfare proposals

… taxpayers to downtown Detroit real estate developers, … taxpayer dollars to Detroit Red Wings owner Mike … more

Young Entrepreneurs Set Up Shop In Detroit

Local media covers Detroit Children's Business Fair

… weekend at the inaugural Detroit Children s Business … Saturday in downtown Detroit. Approximately 30 children … Meloni, of Local 4 WDIV Detroit . His company, J.E.M. … Lovell told WDET in Detroit that the Center chose … more

Detroit’s Taxes, Regulations Keeping It Down

Skorup pens op-ed in The Detroit News

Detroit s comeback has been … in an op-ed for The Detroit News, in which he highlighted … thing that would bring Detroit back. Be it the 1977 … arena deal for the Detroit Red Wings, none of the … more

Flashy Projects Won’t Save Detroit: Here’s What is Hampering Recovery

City is standing in the way of economic progress

… article entitled " Detroit standing in way of own … recovery " first ran in the Detroit News on Oct. 14, 2016. Detroit emerged from bankruptcy … sites promoting Detroit s Comeback . But … more