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Politics & Government
1:42 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Bridge Magazine assesses Detroit's Duggan at six months

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan
Credit Flickr- Aaron Eckles, Crains Detroit Business

Among Detroit’s many challenges, one painful reality is the decreasing population. The city’s become known for surreal, sparsely settled ‘urban prairies’ that thousands of residents used to call home. 

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Politics & Government
1:32 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Canadian Consul: new Detroit bridge a priority

Consul General Douglas George
Credit http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca

Canada has a new Consul General in Detroit. Douglas George has more than 30 years of experience in Canada’s foreign service, including working on the creation of the World Trade Organization and representing his country in places like Jamaica and Kuwait.

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NewsRoom
5:44 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Snyder Says New International Bridge Should Open By 2020

Credit WKAR File Photo

A presidential permit will allow the state of Michigan to wrap up a deal with Canada to build a new international bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor-Ontario.




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NewsRoom
6:16 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Gov. Snyder Asks International Business Leaders To Support New Bridge To Canada

WKAR File Photo

Governor Rick Snyder is worried Proposal Six on the November ballot would spark a lengthy court battle if it’s passed.

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NewsRoom
6:18 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Report: If Passed, Bridge Proposal Could Cost Taxpayers Big

If passed, a ballot proposal meant to stall a new international bridge in Detroit could cost Michigan taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. That’s according to a report from the Senate Fiscal Agency.

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NewsRoom
6:39 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

LG: Ballot Question Would Not Stop Bridge Project

WKAR file photo

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley says a ballot question to require a public vote on a new international bridge won’t stop the project.

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NewsRoom
5:57 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Michigan, Canada Sign International Bridge Span Agreement

The Ambassador Bridge links Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.
WKAR File Photo

Governor Rick Snyder and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper have officially signed a deal to build a second bridge crossing between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

 The deal comes after years of battling over creating a second bridge with the owners of the existing Ambassador Bridge pushing to build a second span near their site.  The state legislature forbade Snyder from using Michigan taxpayer’s money to build a new bridge without legislator’s approval.  

But Snyder says Canada will cover the cost of construction.

NewsRoom
7:23 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Report: Governor Has Plan to Bypass Legislature on Bridge

WKAR File Photo

A published report says Governor Rick Snyder is ready to bypass a reluctant Legislature and move ahead with a new international border crossing in Detroit.

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