The cavalry is coming! The cavalry is coming!
[Image by Anne C. Savage, special to Eclectablog]
The Obama adminstration will be in Detroit today and bring with them $300 million in new federal and private investments, much of which is designed to eradicate blight and foster an environment of rehabilitation. The delegation is led by chief White House economic adviser, Gene B. Sperling, and includes three cabinet members: Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.; Shaun Donovan, secretary of housing and urban development; and Anthony R. Foxx, secretary of transportation and a former mayor of Charlotte, N.C.
This meeting is part of an effort by our two Democratic Senators, Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, to harness existing federal grants and programs to help out Michigan’s largest city.…