One Detroit finds out how we’ll lose a seat in Congress this next election cycle and how district lines might be redrawn.Read More
Category: 2018 Election
One Detroit's Election Coverage 2018
View all the election coverage from One Detroit and the Detroit Journalism Cooperative. We interviewed the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial candidates– watch Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette below. You can also find on-demand video from the debates, ballot initiatives and reporter commentary.
Apr 11, 2019
Christy sits down for a wide-ranging, one-on-one interview with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel about her first three months in office. They talk about several of Nessel’s priorities including the Line 5 controversy, the investigation into the Catholic Church, prosecuting hate crimes, and her plans for Flint.Read More
Nov 8, 2018
One Detroit gets reaction from Michigan’s new Governor-elect, and the team analyzes the victory by looking at voter turnout, President Trump’s influence and the female factor in this year’s election.Read More
11/1/18: One Detroit CEO SUMMIT / 2018 ELECTION / State Attorney General’s Race / 13th Congressional District / Governor’s Race
Nov 1, 2018
Christy, Nolan and Stephen are at Cobo Center covering the Business Leaders for Michigan CEO Summit.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Overtaxed Detroiters expect to be repaidby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Despite rising home prices and stabilizing taxable property values, Detroiters who lost homes to tax foreclosure – or who have struggled to pay – say they still want reparations for past overassesments.
- Here’s what police plan to do about surge in Detroit sexual assaultsby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit saw a surge in sexual assault cases during the pandemic, and police expect the number to continue to increase as they ask more survivors to come forward. Police are also allocating more resources to the Special Victims Units and improving outreach to the community, but some say more needs to be done.
- New Detroit City Council members outline their prioritiesby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit voters flipped the City Council in November, placing six new members on the nine-person council. Every member took an oath to serve the people of Detroit for the next four years, but what can Detroiters actually expect, based on the councilmembers’ actions so far?
- Detroit’s youth soccer league is back and bigger than everby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
The City of Detroit is looking for coaches and youth to join their spring soccer league. Registration for players began this week.
- Black, Brown women lead Detroit’s child care industry. They need investors.by Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit’s child care industry is in crisis. There aren’t enough providers to meet the needs of Detroit families who could help ease the city’s labor shortage. But is help on the way?
- Dying George Floyd 'needed help and wasn't getting it', testifies firefighter
First it was a paramedic, testifying that the officers who restrained George Floyd didn't call in critical information as his ambulance rushed to the scene where Floyd would soon be pronounced dead.
- A look at Justice Stephen Breyer's career and opinions on the bench
New reports Wednesday indicate Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, raising questions about his replacement. President Joe Biden said he will wait for Breyer's formal announcement. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer cited the president's past words, indicating a desire to appoint America's first Black woman to the court. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said it's too soon to comment.
- News Wrap: U.N. sounds alarm over Afghan economy, says country has become a 'frozen hell'
In our news wrap Wednesday, the secretary general of the United Nations sounded a dire warning about Afghanistan. The Federal Reserve is ready to ratchet up interest rates in a bid to beat back inflation. The city of San Jose, California, has adopted the nation's first law to make gun owners carry liability insurance.