Here’s your News Byte Podcast for May 23, 2018.

The plan for a four-county regional Transit Authority in southeastern Michigan is practically dead with Oakland County Exec L. Brooks Patterson and his counterpart in Macomb, Mark Hackel, pulling the plug.

So what’s the real story with Amazon’s HQ2 bid and regional transit? We reached out to Amazon about it and got a response, and we try to figure it out. Someone’s not telling the truth… but who?

Gilbert’s development team, including Bedrock, gets major incentives for major downtown Detroit projects. We have the details.

Nonprofits are getting pushed out of their downtown offices due to rising rental rates.

And there’s a push to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour in Michigan by Michigan One Fair Wage submits signatures that should get the proposal on the ballot.

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