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Mackinac Policy Conference: Mayor Mike Duggan says city to reveal plan to promote homeownership for Detroit residents

Detroit will receive $826 million as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) passed by the federal government. The city has launched a website allowing Detroiters to track how the city spends these funds. The areas of focus include blight remediation, city services and infrastructure, jobs and addressing affordable housing challenges for Detroit residents.
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Mayor Mike Duggan involved in leak of FBI source's identity

Mayor Mike Duggan confirmed yesterday that he unwittingly disclosed the identity of a confidential FBI source last year during an ongoing city corruption investigation.Flashback: The leak not only risked endangering the confidential source's safety but harmed the investigation into Detroit's towing operations, federal prosecutors said in January. Prosecutors blamed former Council Member Andre Spivey for the leak, writing in a sentencing memo that he told his chief of staff and another, unnamed public official about the confidential FBI source who paid him bribes.Another target of the investigation subsequently learned the informant's identity, according to prosecutors.Why it matters: The Detroit News...
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan defends actions involving confidential FBI source

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan on Tuesday opened up the Mackinac Policy Conference defending his stance that he would not knowingly reveal a confidential FBI informant and alert a target of an ongoing investigation of bribery involving towing contractors in the city. "I did not and would not ever disclose the...
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Mayor Mike Duggan taps Detroit police official for deputy mayor role

Mayor Mike Duggan appointed a high-ranking Detroit Police Department official to serve as the city's deputy mayor. Todd Bettison, the Police Department's first assistant chief, will fill the role previously held by Conrad Mallett, who stepped down in April to serve as Detroit's corporation counsel. Bettison begins the new position on May 23, according to the mayor's office.
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Mayor Mike Duggan OKs Detroit City Council's amended budget

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan signed onto and approved City Council's amendments to the annual budget for the 2023 fiscal year, Deputy City Clerk Andre Gilbert said Wednesday. Councilmembers made $12.7 million in funding changes to the $2.5 billion budget that Duggan presented in March. Changes include a $50,000 increase to expand outreach for disability services, $100,000 for a strategic plan for the Immigrant Affairs Office and $6 million to fund a property tax overassessment program for legacy Detroiters.
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to Bestow Detroit ACE Honors Medals

Detroit Arts and Culture Director Rochelle Riley will deliver the inaugural State of The Arts address on arts funding and creative placemaking. Mayor Mike Duggan will celebrate the 16 inaugural recipients of the Detroit ACE Honors in a ceremony at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 at the Department of Public Safety headquarters. The ceremony will be livestreamed to the City’s Facebook and You Tube pages and can be seen on City Channel 22. The ACE Honors show that honors the recipients will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening on Channel 22 in the city and on Comcast Channel 900 to be viewed statewide.
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Mayor Mike Duggan congratulated this year’s ACE Honors Medal Recipients in a ceremony at the Department of Public Safety headquarters.

Mayor Duggan presented the city's first-ever Detroit ACE Honors to 16 artists and art patrons that have shaped Detroit's cultural community. Detroit Arts and Culture Director Rochelle Riley delivered the inaugural STATE OF THE ARTS address on arts funding and creative placemaking. Mayor Mike Duggan congratulated this year’s ACE Honors...
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Michigan Mayor Mike Duggan tests positive for COVID

DETROIT – Mayor Mike Duggan is working from home Monday (April 4) after testing positive for COVID. He announced Sunday on social media, saying that the virus finally caught up with him after two years. Mayor Duggan is improving days after contracting COVID, and he credits being vaccinated for...
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan tests positive for COVID-19

DETROIT (WILX) - Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a post on Twitter by the mayor, Duggan woke up with a cough Saturday morning. He took an at-home test that came back negative, but out of precaution he decided to stay home. Sunday morning he...
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