Tom Barrow http://michiganradio.org en Mike Duggan bows out of Detroit mayoral race http://michiganradio.org/post/mike-duggan-bows-out-detroit-mayoral-race <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small;">At a press conference early this morning, Mike Duggan announced he is officially withdrawing from Detroit’s mayoral race.</span></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:57:21 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13129 at http://michiganradio.org Mike Duggan bows out of Detroit mayoral race Duggan survives attempt to get him kicked off Detroit ballot http://michiganradio.org/post/duggan-survives-attempt-get-him-kicked-detroit-ballot <p>Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan has <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20130523/NEWS01/305230103/Detroit-Election-Commission-Mike-Duggan">survived an opponent’s attempt to get him kicked off the ballot</a>—for now.</p><p>The challenge from opponent Tom Barrow cited language in the new Detroit city charter—and questioned whether Duggan met residency criteria to run for mayor.</p><p>Duggan moved to Detroit from suburban Livonia and registered to vote in mid-April, 2012.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 00:59:01 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 12721 at http://michiganradio.org Duggan survives attempt to get him kicked off Detroit ballot The pros and cons of a Detroit emergency manager http://michiganradio.org/post/pros-and-cons-detroit-emergency-manager <p>Governor Rick Snyder's declaration that he is preparing to appoint an emergency financial manager to run the city of Detroit has made headlines on a national scale.</p><p>As the stories are filed and the headlines are written, the true impact of an emergency manager in Detroit is resonating in the streets and neighborhoods of the city where people's lives will be touched deeply by this historic change in Detroit's government.<br><br>Cyndy discussed two views of this question with Tom Barrow and James Hill.</p><p><strong>Tom Barrow</strong> is President of the group Citizens for Detroit's Future.&nbsp; He has also run for Mayor of Detroit three times -against Coleman Young in 1985 and 1989, and then against Dave Bing in 2009.&nbsp; His name is also coming up as a possible mayoral candidate this year.<br>&nbsp;<br><strong>James Hill</strong> is the Detroit Free Press politics editor.&nbsp; His column in Sunday's Free Press was titled "<a href="http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013303030116"><span class="st"><em>Teamwork, with and for the people</em>, <em>can remake city</em></span>.</a>"<br><br>In his column, he wrote:</p><blockquote><p>We are not second-class citizens, even though we often get second-class services. We want the same as people in Troy, Tawas or Sebewing. It's not about race, it's about basic human needs...and common sense.</p></blockquote><p><em>Click the audio above to hear the full interview.</em></p><p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 22:11:28 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 11512 at http://michiganradio.org The pros and cons of a Detroit emergency manager