Thu04242014

“We Listened to you” Detroit Expands Curbside Recycling Program

“We Listened to you” Detroit Expands Curbside Recycling Program

DETROIT—This week marked the expansion of curbside recycling to 5,000 Detroit households. Curbside recycling will begin for an additional 5,000 households later this month.  

“We listened to you," Mayor Dave Bing said in a statement.  "A recurring theme was that our City’s stable, vibrant neighborhoods needed to be “gre

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Snyder appoints Sabrina Johnson to 22nd District Court

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LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Sabrina Johnson as judge of the 22nd District Court, based in Inkster.

“Sabrina has an impressive record as an attorney as well as strong ties to the community,” said Snyder. “We are fortunate to have someone of her caliber willing to serve on the bench.”

 Johnson, of Inkster, has

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Chris Christie Keynote Speech, Ann Romney Headline GOP Convention First Night

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TAMPA, Fla. -– Good cop. Bad cop.

The Republican Party showed the nation one of its most winsome faces on the first night of the GOP's shortened three-day convention, giving Ann Romney the first half of prime time.

Romney gave a sentimental and personal description of her husband, Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who on Tuesday night

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Snyder Signs School Pension Reform, Appeals Supreme Ct Ruling

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Gov. Rick Snyder said he plans to appeal a state Supreme Court decision that will put the 3 percent payroll cut from school employee salaries into an escrow fund. Snyder said he wants to apply the $508 million saved from the salary cuts to pension plans to help secure education worker’s retirement future.  

On Tuesday, Snyder signed legislation

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USA Basketball on top of the World

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LONDON — The United States Women’s and Men’s Senior National Basketball teams have proven that the round ball is truly America’s game. In spite of

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