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Ypsilanti City Council passes resolution opposing Snyder agenda, calling for statewide tax reform

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Ypsilanti City Council, the following resolution was offered by Councilmen Mike Bodary and Dan Vogt. It is, as you will realize when you read it, largely symbolic in nature, but I wholeheartedly endorse the sentiment behind it. Furthermore, I hope that it encourages other communities across Michigan to do […]

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Could the takeover of Benton Harbor have been motivated by a real estate deal?

I know it’s kind of old news at this point, but, a few days ago, Rachel Maddow touched on the recent state-sanctioned takeover of Benton Harbor, and the beachfront land grab that might be behind it. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy For more on how the recent actions […]

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As many as 400 Emergency Financial Managers to be trained in Michigan

Bloomberg is reporting that Michigan may be training as many as 400 Emergency Financial Managers to take over the state’s struggling communities and school systems. Pervious reports had put the number at less than half that. Here’s a clip from the article. …Michigan is giving hundreds of financial professionals and public employees a crash course […]

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