In advance of his first State of the City speech tonight, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has received a lot of proverbial ink. Here are a few pieces worth checking out:
WDET brings a bit of history about the State of the City with Mayor Dave Bing’s 2011-2013 and Kwame Kilpatrick’s 2008 addresses available.
As part of their America 360 Series on Detroit, The Atlantic and The National Journal profile Duggan and present a Q-and-A with him. “Nothing came easy for Duggan in his quest to become Detroit’s first white mayor in some 40 years,” they write in their introduction.
On Feb. 25, Duggan received the “Newsmaker of the Year” award from Crain’s Detroit Business. In his lunchtime speech, he urged the business community audience to help stop scrap metal theft and produce their executives as volunteers for city program and services.
We’ll have reaction on The Craig Fahle Show Thursday.