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WATCH: Duggan discusses new $30M training center

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Posted at 12:10 PM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-22 15:16:36-04

(WXYZ) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan spoke about a new $30 million training center for carpenters and millwrights and update Detroiters on neighborhood bonds on the November ballot.

We are live blogging what Duggan says below:

2:06 p.m.

Duggan says 1,500 apprentices will be trained at the facility and the city has so many projects going on they will be needed.

2:02 p.m.

Duggan starts out by talking about the building trades in the city and how the city has increase partnership with Detroiters in those trades. However, he says the carpenters and millwrights have gone beyond the others. Duggan says they are there today to celebrate them breaking ground on their new $30 million headquarters in Detroit.

2:59 p.m.

Duggan says the vote on Proposal N is up to the voters and they will decide if things are okay or if they want to move forward with demolitions.

3:05 p.m.

Duggan says as far as he knows there are no plans for federal agents to come to Detroit to deal with protesters like has been seen in Portland.