Pete Murdock http://wemu.org en Schreiber Endorses Edmonds For Ypsilanti Mayor http://wemu.org/post/schreiber-endorses-edmonds-ypsilanti-mayor <p>Ypsilanti Mayor Paul Schreiber is officially throwing his support behind Amanda Edmonds in the three-way race to replace him.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Schreiber says Edmonds "would provide business experience that Ypsilanti City Council sorely needs."&nbsp;</p><p>Edmonds is executive director of Growing Hope, and chair of the Ypsilanti Downtown Development Authority.&nbsp;</p><p>Schreiber says Edmonds' collaborative approach "will be a refreshing addition to City Council".&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:15:16 +0000 Bob Eccles 48206 at http://wemu.org Schreiber Endorses Edmonds For Ypsilanti Mayor Ann Arbor And Ypsilanti Mayoral Candidates Share Plans Together At Forum http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-and-ypsilanti-mayoral-candidates-share-plans-together-forum <div>Ypsilanti Mayoral candidate Amanda Edmonds believes Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and neighboring communities will succeed or fail together. &nbsp;She made these remarks Thursday at the Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Regional Chamber's unique mayoral forum that brought together candidates for the job in both cities. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:25:28 +0000 Andrew Cluley 47970 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor And Ypsilanti Mayoral Candidates Share Plans Together At Forum Ypsilanti City Council Member Pete Murdock Running For Mayor http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-city-council-member-pete-murdock-running-mayor <p>Ypsilanti City Council member Pete Murdock says he's filed nominating petitions to run for Mayor.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Murdock says Ypsilanti has done a lot to "right its ship", and he'd like to help maintain that direction.<br /><br />"We've done a lot of things financially and things are looking a little better than they were four years ago, six years ago," Murdock says. "I think I have the experience and knowledge to provide that leadership."</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:04:05 +0000 Bob Eccles 44472 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti City Council Member Pete Murdock Running For Mayor Ypsilanti Mayor Joins Call For Minimum Wage Hike For City Workers And Contractors http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-mayor-joins-call-minimum-wage-hike-city-workers-and-contractors <p>Efforts to boost the minimum wage are underway at all levels of government, and now you can add Ypsilanti to the list.&nbsp; MLive.com reported this morning City Councilman Peter Murdock is planning to introduce a resolution to boost the minimum wage from the current&nbsp; $7.40 to $10.10 per hour.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:45:38 +0000 David Fair 41805 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Mayor Joins Call For Minimum Wage Hike For City Workers And Contractors Ypsilanti to Offer Benefits to Partners of City Employees http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-offer-benefits-partners-city-employees <p>Domestic partners of Ypsilanti city employees will soon have the right to the same benefits that spouses of&nbsp; of city workers enjoy. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the details in the report below.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:32:31 +0000 Bob Eccles 33326 at http://wemu.org