Activist wants grand jury investigation into Detroit mayor’s dealings with Make Your Date foundation

Activist Robert Davis calls for investigation into Mike Duggan’s office

DETROIT – An activist is calling for a grand jury investigation into Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s office and its dealings with the nonprofit Make Your Date foundation.

Activist Robert Davis, a former Highland Park school board member, is no stranger to filing litigation. His latest lawsuit is asking the Wayne County Circuit Court to appoint a one-man grand jury to investigate the Inspector General findings in the Duggan-Make Your Date controversy.

Inspector General Ellen Ha found no laws were broken when the Duggan administration put city resources into the charity, which helps women carry their babies to term.

Ha said three city workers, including the mayor’s chief of staff, Alexis Wiley, improperly deleted emails and needed to be disciplined.

In short, Wiley abused her authority, but her actions weren’t criminal, the Inspector General found.

“Every few months, Robert Davis files outrageous requests like this one, which are consistently denied because they are baseless,” lawyer Lawrence Garcia said. “It’s unfortunate that a man who was sent to prison for embezzling from Highland Park school children now fancies himself as the guardian of the law.”

You can watch Mara MacDonald’s full story in the video posted above.

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