Last week, the One Detroit Team visited Macomb County to hear reactions from residents on the RTA’s Connect Southeast Michigan Plan. Check out their feedback in the clip, featured on MiWeek.
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October 15, 2020
May 30, 2018
News From Around Detroit
- Detroit rec centers are open again, as residents rejoiceby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
The City of Detroit reopened four of its recreation centers this week after closing them down 18 months ago amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Mackinac panelists: Reparations are the path to economic prosperityby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Equity experts joined the Mackinac Policy Conference to discuss how systemic racism has perpetuated the racial wealth gap in Michigan and how reparative policy can reverse those outcomes.
- Poll shows Michigan taxpayers willing to pay for children’s educationby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Support for education was a leading topic on the first day of the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference. A recent poll supported by the Skillman Foundation shows Michiganders are willing to pay more in taxes for their children’s education.
- Preliminary investigation: GLWA not at fault for metro Detroit floodsby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Great Lakes Water Authority officials say they aren’t at fault for the floods that have plagued Detroit and some suburbs this summer, but they’re updating procedures anyway.
- Bus riders fearful as DDOT looks to cut routesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit officials say reducing bus service will make transportation more reliable. Residents and transit advocates say they want more service, not less.
- How 'fits and starts' of booster science, rollout may affect U.S. vaccination goals
An advisory panel for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday recommended the Pfizer booster shots for people 65 and older, nursing home residents, and younger adults with underlying health issues. For a deeper look at that decision, Amna Nawaz is joined by Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo. She is a physician, epidemiologist and professor at the University of California, San Francisco.
- News Wrap: California bars worker productivity quotas used by Amazon, other warehouses
In our news wrap Thursday, California is now the first state to bar Amazon and other giant warehouse employers from punishing or firing workers over productivity quotas. Democratic congressional leaders now say they have a framework deal to pay for a huge spending measure covering social and environmental programs. A shooting today in Tennessee left 2 dead -- including the gunman -- and 12 wounded.
- Here's the latest on the fate of Haitian migrants in Texas, Biden response to backlash
Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti, resigned in protest Thursday, over the Biden administration's move to deport Haitian migrants back to their troubled home country. Foote called the handling of migrants in Del Rio, Texas, "inhumane" and "counterproductive." White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor broke the story of the special envoy's resignation and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.