Tag Archives: fire safety

On embracing a future without police and fire personnel

I’ll admit that I was concerned when I first heard the news that we’d be laying off unprecedented numbers of police officers and fire fighters across the state. I understood, of course, that it was vitally important that our most wealthy citizens be allowed to stop contributing toward the greater good, but, being the Nervous […]

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The Ypsilanti budget cut showdown is just minutes away… What will it mean for our Fire Department?

Later this evening, in a special session of City Council, our elected leaders will be debating what to do about the proposed budget cuts that we discussed here on New Years Day. No doubt the cutting of police and fire fighters will be the most contentious. (80% of the City Manager’s proposed cuts are to […]

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