mgm casino http://michiganradio.org en Detroit's three casinos are showing a decline in revenue http://michiganradio.org/post/detroits-three-casinos-are-showing-decline-revenue <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As revenue shrank and budget holes grew, the City of Detroit has turned to its three casinos for badly needed tax revenue, as well as jobs.</span></p><p>And at a time when an emergency manager is running the show, and bankruptcy is looming, it is not great news to hear that all three Detroit casinos posted a decline in revenue from May 2012 to May 2013.</p><p>Jake Miklojcik is the President of Michigan Consultants. He's an economic analyst, and he joined us today to talk about what’s causing the revenue drop and what can be done about it.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 21:41:21 +0000 Stateside Staff 13420 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit's three casinos are showing a decline in revenue Detroit city council rejects plan for new police headquarters http://michiganradio.org/post/detroit-city-council-rejects-plan-new-police-headquarters <P><A href="http://www.freep.com/article/20110113/NEWS01/101130566/1322/Detroit-City-Council-challenges-mayor-on-Cable-Commission-takeover">A dispute over who controls Detroit’s cable TV public access channel</A> may have, at least temporarily, derailed plans for the city’s new police headquarters.&nbsp;</P> <P>The city plans to renovate the <A href="http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20100720/FREE/100729987#">old MGM Detroit Grand Casino</A> into Detroit’s new police headquarters.&nbsp; A bond issue in December raised 100 million dollars for that and other public works projects.&nbsp; Work Fri, 14 Jan 2011 19:03:49 +0000 Steve Carmody 889 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit city council rejects plan for new police headquarters