“property tax capture”

Mar 312014
Ed McNeil: How Can a Bankrupt Detroit Give Away Millions to Illitch Organization?

Ed McNeil is Special Assistant to the President of Michigan AFSCME Council 25 Ed McNeil By Ed McNeil  Today the  the entire region will celebrate the Detroit Tigers Opening Day. And the biggest party of all is happening at Detroit City Council where members are scheduled to vote to donate as much as $75 million […]

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Jun 252013
Detroit's broke? Tax money to fund new Red Wings arena!

June 23, 2013 8:00 AM, Crain’s Detroit Public cost of arena tied to biz taxpayers $650M Wings complex plan linked to taxes from GM, others By Bill Shea General Motors Co. and other downtown corporations will be the chief funders via their property taxes of the public portion of the $650 million Detroit Red Wings […]

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Jun 252013
What’s Wrong With This Picture?

June 21, 2013 By Curt Guyette Predictably, most of the area’s news media erupted with uncritical applause earlier this week when it was announced that Detroit’s Downtown Development Authority approved a memorandum of understanding with the Ilitch-owned Olympia development. Read more at Metro Times and make a comment

 June 25, 2013  Posted by at 3:53 am Uncategorized Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »