Pancakes & Politics News

September 26th, 2022

Detroit Land Bank Authority’s Side Lot Program Outsells Other U.S. Cities 

Photos courtesy of Getty Images   Since launching the Side Lot program in 2014, the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA) has sold more than 21,000 vacant lots to Detroit homeowners, which is more than other cities across the country. The DLBA is invested in rehabbing vacant and blighted buildings, returning them to productive use. Residents … Continued

September 21st, 2022

Justice Prevails: Judge Bradley Cobb Appointed and Anointed

Recently, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of Bradley L. Cobb to the Third Circuit Court of Wayne County. Bradley has served the citizens of Wayne County as an assistant prosecuting attorney for 25 years. During his quarter century of public service, he has held several positions in the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. “You can … Continued

September 17th, 2022

TEDxDetroit Announces First Wave of Confirmed Speakers for 2022 Event

TEDxDetroit, the premier gathering of leading entrepreneurs, creatives, engineers, educators and artists from Detroit and across Michigan, announces the first group of confirmed speakers who will take to the stage at Detroit’s historic Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, October 26. TEDxDetroit features the best and brightest minds sharing their passion, insights, … Continued

September 14th, 2022

Chief Justice McCormack to Retire from Michigan Supreme Court

State’s leading jurist leaving behind a legacy of increased accessibility, engagement, efficiency, and independence in the judiciary   Today, Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack notified Gov. Gretchen Whitmer by letter of her plans to retire from the bench no later than December 31, 2022 (but not before November 22). Chief Justice McCormack … Continued

September 14th, 2022

Perspire Sauna Studio Secures Franchise Agreement for First Michigan Location 

Perspire Sauna Studio, one of the nation’s fastest-growing infrared and red light therapy (RLT) sauna franchise brands, is expanding its reach into the Detroit market with the announcement of a new location set to open in Rochester in January of 2023. This growth stems from the desire of Rami and Stephanie Ubaydi, two area locals … Continued

September 7th, 2022

Wayne County Ratings Raised to A1 by Moody’s Investors Service Rating Rises From an A3 Standing

Moody’s Investors Services recently upgraded Wayne County’s rating to the status of A1, giving the County a ‘High grade” rating. Moody’s projected outlook for the County has been increased to stable from positive. The ratings upgrade moves the County from an A3, considered Upper Medium Grade. Moody’s ratings assess the creditworthiness of governmental entities including … Continued

September 7th, 2022

CCA Health Michigan Names New Leader in Drive to Improve Care for Michiganders on Medicare, Medicaid

Commonwealth Care Alliance® (CCA), a national multistate healthcare organization with proven expertise in complex care coordination and delivery, has named healthcare industry veteran Brian Keane to lead its Michigan operations. This announcement follows CCA’s majority stake acquisition of Michigan-based Reliance Healthcare and its recent rebranding to CCA Health Michigan. Under Keane’s leadership, CCA Health Michigan … Continued

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