Podcast: Howes on Dan Gilbert’s jail play

Daniel Howes
The Detroit News

Detroit News Columnist Daniel Howes and Michigan Radio are partnering in weekly essays examining what's hot in Michigan business and politics -- and what it all means. This week, Howes explains why mortgage mogul Dan Gilbert’s offer to build Wayne County a new Criminal Justice Complex in exchange for its half-finished jail next to Greektown is likely will prove a deal the county cannot refuse. Especially when the transaction comes with a billion-dollar private investment on the vacated site.

Daniel Howes' Weekend Essay