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A political parody campaign is emerging called PURIFY MICHIGAN. The series is intended to educate the viewer about the issues facing Michigan and Detroit.
Apathy in politics grows deep in a system that seems to change excruciatingly SLOW. The PURIFY MICHIGAN campaign is being created
A growing collective from around the state have began the chant “LET THE PEOPLE VOTE, NOW!” as it has echoed through the halls of Cadillac Place in New Center Detroit on June 28 and on July 11. The frustration stems from the lack of concern for immediacy on a court order from the Court of Appeals 1st District when decided on June 22 that the Repeal of Public Act 4 would be placed on the November 6 ballot.
Delays in this case threaten to suppress placing the referendum on the Nov ballot. This is a very targeted form of voter suppression, removing the voice of the people in communities selected to be placed under Emergency Managers (EM). Many of the EM ran communities don’t have funds to effectively run elections Continue reading
Wednesday June 27 Mayor Bing holds his first City-Wide Community Meeting for 2012 from 7-8pm in the Erma Henderson Auditorium, 13th floor Coleman A Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Ave between Jefferson and Larned. It is open to the public, when you enter ask for a comment card – fill out your name and hand it in immediately.
Mayor Bing is required by Detroit City Charter (sec 5-110) to hold a city-wide Community Meeting from 7-8pm that is open to the public, following Michigan’s Open Meetings Act. He is also to hold at least one meeting in each of the non-at-large communities. These meetings are to be well publicized. Have you seen the public service announcements?
Pre-Meeting Rally with Free Detroit
There will be a rally at 5pm at the Labor Monument in Hart Plaza. This rally may be very brief due to the schedule that was offered by the Mayor’s office at City Council meeting today. We urge the public to rally, unite in understanding the issues, how to fight back, and making this opportunity to meet with the Mayor a success. Continue reading
Wednesday June 13 at 10am Judge William Collette will be hearing the case of The City of Detroit vs State of Michigan, et al, case 1266-MK. This case presented by Corporation Counsel, James Noseda, will test the legitimacy of the Financial Stability Agreement (aka Consent Agreement).
Update: Corporation Counsel Krystal Crittendon will be meeting with Detroit City Council at 2:30 pm on Wednesday (closed session).
Board the Bus to Lansing
Free Detroit - No Consent is arranging for bus transport to the hearing. Please email email@example.com with your name and phone number if you are planning to travel in the group. We will be gathering at 7:30am at Bethany Baptist Church, 15122 West Chicago Street Detroit, MI 48228 Continue reading