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Detroit Council Candidates Sound Off on Blight, Neighborhoods vs. Downtown Focus – The Detroit Free Press, Aug 7, 2017
The Detroit Free Press sent out questionnaires addressing a number of issues facing the city to candidates vying for a seat on the Detroit City Council in the Aug. 8 primary.

Officials Celebrate 100th Green Light Site – The Detroit News, Feb 2, 2017
City officials celebrated the launch Thursday of the 100th Project Green Light location, a safety initiative they say has reduced violent crime by as much as 40 percent at participating businesses.

DTE Plans 10 Acre Solar Array in Detroit – Detroit Free Press, March 27, 2016
Proposal would take unused city-owned property and turn it into a field of solar panels to generate energy for DTE

Detroit City Councilman Gabe Leland Works To Engage Citizens Detroit Jewish News, June 22, 2016
“If I can create a community engagement process where there’s a win on either side on every development that comes to my district and to Detroit, it would be the biggest accomplishment — not just in my career, but probably in my life.” -Gabe Leland

Detroit Cuts Property Assessments for Most Homeowners – Crains Detroit Business, February 01, 2016
The city slashed property assessments for most Detroit home owners Monday, a move expected to cut the cost of owning a home in one of the most heavily taxed cities in the state.

Hundreds of ‘Bio-Swales’ to Soak Up Detroit’s Rainwater – Detroit Free Press, August 07, 2015
HUD Secretary Julián Castro Today Announced the Allocation of $8.9 Million to the City