Mike Duggan

Detroit, MIDetroit News

Bankole Thompson: Mike Duggan needs a real challenger in mayoral race

Detroit is in desperate need of help, and the issues facing it warrant an honest debate over which direction the city should go in the next four years. Consider the unresolved $600 million overtaxation of struggling homeowners that was revealed in a Detroit News investigation. It remains one of the largest financial scandals of Detroit government in the modern era.
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Mike Duggan seeks to fight poverty, boost neighborhoods and safety with $400M rescue funds

Mayor Mike Duggan will focus on five areas across Detroit to invest $400 million of the COVID-19 pandemic-related federal funding. Detroit expects toreceive $826 million in federal funding to address various challenges throughout the city and Duggan is inviting the public to provide feedback on areas needing investments. The first $413 million will be available by early June, while the second half will come next year, said Deputy Mayor Conrad Mallett.
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan names James White new interim police chief

Mayor Mike Duggan on Monday announced his selection of an interim police chief to replace chief James Craig after his retirement on June 1. The interim chief, James White, had been assistant chief of Detroit police since 2013 before becoming new executive director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights last summer. Before then, White was deputy police chief and a commander overseeing eight divisions and precincts.
Detroit, MIWolverine State Watch

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announces interim police chief

Mayor Mike Duggan will announce his selection of an interim Police Chief to replace Detroit Police Chief James Craig at a news conference on Monday at 2:00 pm. Watch the press conference here. Craig, who announced his resignation last week, will officially retire on June 1st after eight years in...
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's reelection effort challenged over financial reporting

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan might have to mount another write-in campaign to win reelection if challenger Anthony Adams has his way. Adams on Monday attempted to get Duggan's name thrown off the August primary ballot. If successful, it would be the second time in the last three election cycles Duggan was unable to keep his name on the ballot.
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's ballot eligibility challenged by opponent

Detroit — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan should not be eligible to appear on primary ballots in his reelection campaign because he failed to update a fundraising disclosure in 2018, according to a new legal challenge from one of his opponents. An attorney for Kwame Kilpatrick-era deputy mayor Anthony Adams filed...
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No ticket, don't come: Mike Duggan warns strict COVID-19 safety enforcement on Opening Day

For the second year in a row, Detroiters are losing a beloved, but unofficial, holiday to the pandemic: Opening Day at Comerica Park. Last year, Opening Day was delayed as the baseball season was postponed. When the season finally started in July, the city was a ghost town of its usual boisterous self. In addition to empty stands, no one was at the helm of the barbecue, cornhole matches were postponed, and the soundtrack of street performers and musicians was no more.