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AATA Board Members “Retiring” In Face of County-Wide Transit Debacle


by P.D. Lesko Long-time Ann Arbor Transportation Authority Board members Jesse Bernstein and David Nacht will be “retiring.” The public story is that the two have served their terms and are happily busing off into the sunset. The truth, however, is that the “retirement” of Bernstein and Nacht comes at the insistence of several City […]

February 14th, 2013 | Posted in Ann Arbor Politics,Featured,Politics,Transportation | Read More »

U of M Lecturers Participate In FLASH MOB To Call Attention To Contract Negotiations


by P.D. Lesko The University of Michigan’s Lecturer’s union, an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), entered talks for the group’s fourth contract with on November 30, 2012. LEO, as the union is known, represents some 1,500 full-time and part-time non-tenured faculty who teach on all of the college’s campuses. Headed by behavioral […]

February 4th, 2013 | Posted in Edu,Featured,Higher Ed. | Read More »

19 Top-Level City Staffers Lose Car Allowances, Including Police Chief and CFO

Caught Red Handed

Under former city administrator Roger Fraser, the amounts paid out in tax dollars for cell phone allowances increased almost 95 percent between 2009 and 2012. By 2012, 196 of the city’s 693 full-time employees had been given cell phone allowances. Likewise, between 2009 and 2012, according to information from city officials released in response to […]

February 1st, 2013 | Posted in Best of A2P,Featured,Investigations,Scoops & Scores!! | Read More »

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