Ann Arbor

More than 100 people march in downtown Ann Arbor on Wednesday afternoon to participate in the International Women's Strike.

More than 100 people marched Wednesday afternoon through downtown Ann Arbor as part of the International Women's Strike, one of many demonstrations occurring throughout the day locally and nationwide.

Ann Arbor council member Zachary Ackerman  discusses local issues at City Hall on Monday.

Monday, Ann Arbor City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that prohibits police officers from soliciting information about immigration status.

The proposed construction of a high-rise on contested land in Ann Arbor provoked controversy among citizens.

The future of a controversial high-rise plan on a contested piece of land in Ann Arbor is coming to an apex as the City Council has announced a special work session on March 16 to discuss the issue in more detail.

Ann Arbor resident Kathy Griswold speaks about the importance of safe road crossings at a City Council Meeting in Council Chambers on Tuesday.

City Council unanimously passed a resolution to enthusiastic applause Tuesday night approving funding for improvements to the pedestrian crossing on Fuller Road outside Huron High School, where a high-school student was hit by a car and 

Art and design senior Keysha Wall, a BAMN organizer, speaks in favor of increased city protection for undocumented immigrants at the City Council meeting in Council Chambers Tuesday evening.

City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to postpone an initial vote on an ordinance intended to protect Ann Arbor's undocumented residents, citing a need to tighten exceptions originally provided in the ordinance.

University alum Zachary Ackerman talks to supporters at the Ann Arbor Brewing Company in 2015 after he was elected to City Council as a Ward 3 representative.

Ann Arbor City Councilmember Zachary Ackerman (D–Ward 3) announced in a Facebook post he will be running for re-election in 2017, earlier today

Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor listens at a city council meeting on February 6, 2017.

City Administrator Howard Lazarus requested an internal investigation into potential conflicts of interest in the awarding of city contracts, according to emails obtained by the Daily and verified by Lazarus and members of City Council.

Councilmember Julie Grand (D–Ward 3) expressed her desire to clarify the city's Tobacco 21 ordinance is still in effect Monday at a City Council meeting, despite an opinion issued by Michigan A

Ann Arbor residents are frustrated with a school safety report released last Wednesday.

Several members of the citizen group A2 Safe Transport attended the City Council meeting Monday evening, using the public comments portion of the meeting to urge council members to take more action on pedestrian safety and express their displeasure with a school safety report

Ann Arbor residents show support for making Ann Arbor a sanctuary city in City Council Chambers on Monday.

A group of about 50 people demonstrated outside the City Council chambers before the meeting Tuesday, in the hopes of convincing the council to adopt a resolution declaring Ann Arbor a sanctuary city with chants of “No ICE! No raids! Immigrants are here to stay!”