Three Newspapers Sue Michigan Redistricting Committee over Hidden Memos

Several newspapers sued the Michigan Independent Citizen’s Redistricting Committee (MICRC), alleging the MICRC violated the state’s Constitution by hiding two memos from the public.

The Detroit News, Bridge Magazine, and the Detroit Free Press filed the suit in the Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday. The plaintiffs seek to obtain two memos discussed in an Oct. 27 closed-door meeting.

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‘Struggling’ Detroit Announces Opening of New Arts and Culture Office

The city of Detroit announced the inauguration of its new Office of Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship (ACE) with former Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley as its director.

Riley and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan officially declared the new joint public-private government initiative at a Thursday press event.

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