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Some help for Detroit Area Voters... The Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings have announced a partnership with the Michigan secretary of state’s office to support the United States presidential election and encourage voter participation in Detroit and throughout the state of Michigan.
Little Caesars Arena, home of the Detroit Red Wings, will serve as a safe, centralized training venue for more than 6,000 volunteer election workers over a several week period in September and October. Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers, has been made available to host a ballot drop box, should the city need additional locations.
Troubling times for the auto industry:
It's going to take at least two years for auto manufacturers to restore the sales and production numbers seen before the start of the coronavirus pandemic, an industry expert told Michigan lawmakers in Lansing on Wednesday.
Former Govenor Rick Snyder endorses Biden...Chronicling his life-long support for the Republican Party, the former Michigan executive who led the state from 2011 to 2018, said he would remain a Republican who will continue "supporting Republican candidates at the local, state and federal level."
However, in Snyder's eyes, Trump hasn't unified the nation, claimed the tax reform bill from 2017 was a "failure," and said the nation isn't respected "as a leader on world affairs."
Snyder also praised Biden's "moral character and empathy" who "seems willing to listen to people who have different perspectives from his own."
Snyder is among several former elected Republicans who have come out in support of Biden ahead of the 2020 election.
New policy bans chokeholds from Detroit Police Department use of force practices... The City of Detroit Board of Police Commissioners have approved changes that will bring what they say are "immediate reforms to use of force by the police department."
The reforms approved were part of proposals made by Board back in June and submitted to the Department and community amid global protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.
The new policy directives ban:
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