Does a NEW Fifty Million Dollar Contract from the City of Detroit make sense?

This is an Early Christmas present, but not for Detroit.   The city of Detroit is considering a no-bid contract worth nearly $50 million to a Minneapolis based company called simply EMA. Visiting the company’s web site raises more questions regarding the company’s real capabilities. There are a number of issues and questions raised with …

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Removal of Item Pricing Law is Bad Business

The elimination of the Item Pricing Law would lead to a reduction in thousands of jobs. The projections can be from a high of 100,000 jobs to a conservative number of 60,000 jobs. This is based on the retail industry’s projections of the two billion dollars in cost caused by the regulation. This is a …

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Follow the money in our City Government

What happened on November third? While the city, the state and the country was counting ballots and recovering from the elections, the Detroit City Council quietly awarded a contract valued at $150 million to Detroit Edison of Ann Arbor. There wasn’t any news coverage. None of the City Council held a public hearing nor did …

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