Poll shows Michigan residents want Aramark contract canceled

Over 60 percent of Michigan residents would like Republican Gov. Rick Snyder to cancel a prison food services contract with Aramark, according to a poll released Wednesday

The company's relationship with the state of Michigan since it received a three-year, $145 million contract has been fraught with issues. An employee has been charged with trying to put a hit on an inmate, maggots have been found in food, and cake eaten by rats has been served to inmates. 

The state has remained adamant that problems with Aramark can be resolve.

If you're looking for a fun read, take a dive into the poll results, which were generated by Public Policy Polling. There's some interesting inquiries, such as, if residents would support Detroit hosting the 2028 Olympics (nearly 60 percent approved the idea). 

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Ryan Felton

Ryan Felton was born in 1990 and spent the majority of his childhood growing up in Livonia. In 2009, after a short stint at Eastern Michigan University, he moved to Detroit where he has remained ever since. After graduating from Wayne State University’s journalism program, he went on to work as a staff writer...
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