Thrive Local Blog

  • A Greater Detroit

    Published on February 24, 2021
    If Ecorse, Hamtramck, and Highland Park approach the brink of insolvency in the future, the State should consider responding not by canceling local democracy, but by requiring that a vote be held on dissolution and consolidation into Detroit.

  • Imagine Michigan Household Faucets Never Running Dry

    Published on January 19, 2021
    Imagine our community water systems providing sustainable and continuous access to affordable and clean drinking water for their service area population. We will examine institutions, rules, and processes that govern community drinking water systems.

  • Welcome to the Thrive Local Blog

    Published on December 15, 2020
    We will discuss issues relevant to local democracy and government at the intersection of law, finance and politics. Topics we will explore are chosen to assist local officials and residents to make decisions in their best interest and for the common good.