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Ward 3 Council Race Asks: Should We Prostitute Our Parks? One Candidate’s Votes = “Leave Your Money On the Dresser, Baby.”

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by P.D. Lesko Ann Arbor voters have been surly as of late. They want the potholes filled, their leaves collected, and their safety services funded. They don’t want their parkland used for parking. They don’t want to pay $45 million to build a train station. They don’t want Huron Hills Golf Course operations outsourced. They […]

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in City Council,Enviro,Featured,Parks,Politics | Read More »

Police, Fire, Parks, Millage Funds & Pools Soaked By City’s IT Fund For Millions of Dollars In Assessments


by P.D. Lesko Dan Rainey, the City of Ann Arbor’s IT Director, raked in a six-figure salary as one of the highest paid employees in the city. Now, he’s off to work for former Ann Arbor Director of Public Services, Sue McCormick. Shortly after former City Administrator Roger Fraser took his pension and decamped for […]

March 19th, 2013 | Posted in Ann Arbor Politics,Best of A2P,City Council,City Services,Econ,Featured,Investigations,Money,Politics,Taxes | Read More »

AAPS Administrators & Staff Spend BIG On Meals Out, Travel and Luxury Hotels Then Propose Cutting Student Programs


by P.D. Lesko Now is the Winter of Our Discontent. To hear AAPS insiders tell it, the atmosphere at the Balas Administration building is like the Court of King Richard III, the atmosphere unhealthy, the established nobles at odds with the upwardly mobile members of the AAEA teacher’s union. What the tax-paying peasants have been […]

March 7th, 2013 | Posted in Edu,Featured,K-12 | Read More »

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