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US Politics & Gov't

Detroit Fire Department Has Alert System Made of Pop Cans, Doorbells (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Detroit, Fire Dept. economy, ethics, money, society, government, dishonesty, elections )

Carrie
- 106 days ago - freep.com
Detroit is so broke that firefighters get emergency alerts through pop cans, coins, door hinges, pipes and doorbells. And they make these gizmos themselves -- one involving a pop can that gets tipped over by an incoming fax. The clink of the can means...
Sign the Petition: Water Is a Human Right and a Public Trust. Turn the Water Back on in Detroit!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, Detroit, human rights, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 127 days ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
Water shutoffs by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) have forced residents out of their homes to live with neighbors and family. Detroit's water infrastructure needs adequate investment, not the Emergency Manager's cruel attempt to balance
Michigan GOP Official: 'Herd All the Indians' to Detroit, Build a Fence and Throw in Corn (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Michigan, Detroit, republicans, L.Brooks Patterson, racism, ethics, government )

Carrie
- 334 days ago - rawstory.com
A Republican county official in Michigan is in hot water after making racial comments about Detroit, including the idea that the city should be turned into a detention center for "all the Indians."
The Story of Detroit's Bankruptcy and Why It Matters (TEXT, PHOTOS and VIDEO CLIPS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Detroit, Gov. Rick Snyder, bankruptcy, ethics, corruption, government, republicans, dishonesty, politics )

Carrie
- 451 days ago - afscme.org
So it all began in July when Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and his politically appointed emergency financial manager decided to push the City of Detroit into municipal bankruptcy.
   

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