Arts & Culture
4:12 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Legislation proposed to block communities from keeping funds for Detroit Zoo and DIA

State Rep. Eileen Kowall is proposing 7 bills to protect funding for the Detroit Zoo and the DIA.
The Woodward Spine

The Detroit Zoo and the Detroit Institute of Arts are supposed to get a cut of taxes collected from the greater metro region.

But dozens of cities and townships have been holding out, thanks to tax loopholes.

Republican Representative Eileen Kowall says the people of Metro Detroit voted to send these taxes to the zoo and the DIA.

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