April 21 2017
A senator is pushing to renew a 2013 law that allows students to anonymously send tips regarding bullying and crime in their schools to help improve safety
Outlets would be forced to Lansing's far ends
April 19 2017
Only a few defied the ruling — and nothing happened to them in Lansing, thanks to the progressive position of the Bernero administration. Gradually, old owners reopened and new ones came along until...
April 19 2017
Undaunted by failure in 2016, advocates see 2018 as the year Michigan will legalize adult-use of marijuana. There is money behind the initiative, momentum from other states that have ended pot prohibition,...
April 19 2017
To build support for legalization and discourage locales from restricting marijuana businesses, the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act is studded with sweeteners — an array of fees...
April 19 2017
The new attorney general of the United States, Jeff Sessions, recently declared that marijuana was “only slightly less awful” than heroin
April 19 2017
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero may as well be called Mayorajuana, given his outspoken support for legalization — even though he claims never to have had even a puff. Bernero’s policy has been to...
Strict proposed ordinance uses zoning to sharply reduce dispensaries
April 19 2017
Those conclusions are based on taking a map provided by the City Council of proposed restricted and non-restricted areas and placing on it the existing dispensaries that City Pulse was able to determine...
Lansing’s reefer madness approach shortsighted as state moves rapidly toward legalization
April 19 2017
Politicians are trying to balance the future against constituents with a reefer madness mentality who would kill the marijuana business in Lansing if they could. Our likely future mayor, Andy Schor, has...
April 19 2017
Lansing isn't one of them. For a city that sees itself as progressive, Lansing is weighing rules and regulations that will decimate its fledgling medical marijuana industry. Of 62 medical marijuana dispensaries...
Congressman can expect a greeting from protesters tomorrow
April 19 2017
When 500 of your constituents create a cardboard cutout of you and ask it questions at a town hall in your stead, there has to be a breakdown in communication somewhere. That’s exactly what happened...
April 18 2017
Polly poses in her first pothole, located in the 100 block of Baker Street in REO Town. She rejected the spacious hole in the road because it was also a sinkhole.Todd Heywood/City Pulse TUESDAY
April 14 2017
LANSING — Some religious leaders are questioning the necessity of a House bill aimed at further protecting their First Amendment rights.The bill, sponsored by Rep. Jeffrey Noble, R-Plymouth, would...
Lansing Council President Patricia Spitzley calls herself ‘weak’
April 14 2017
Lansing City Council President Patricia Spitzley said yesterday she was “weak” when she voted for the resolution that included calling Lansing a sanctuary city
Bernero: ‘Embarrassed for city’ over Council reversal, but no veto planned
April 13 2017
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said today that by reversing its sanctuary city declaration, the City Council has sent a message of “don’t count on us.”
Fourth MSU football player under investigation
April 13 2017
Another Michigan State University football player is under investigation for sexual assault and has been suspended from the university
Lansing mayor returns to Fox News show following sanctuary city rescission
April 13 2017
THURSDAY, April 13 — Last week, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero appeared on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to defend Lansing’s sanctuary city declaration in a heated exchange...
Neogen CEO promotes misleading ideas on undocumented immigrants
April 13 2017
Neogen Corp. CEO James Herbert told the Lansing City Council last night that its sanctuary city declaration made his family and employees less safe
Advocates speak out as City Council prepares to reverse itself
April 12 2017
City and community leaders held a press conference at City Hall this morning, speaking out against against the effort to undo the sanctuary city declaration that the Lansing City Council passed
Dogs accused of goat killing win retrial in Ionia County
April 12 2017
“I think the judge realized there was evidence not brought forward” during the July 27 hearing, attorney Celeste Dunn said. In that hearing, dog owners Susan Vamvakias and Allen Hustin represented...
April 12 2017
Our new friend is a pink cockatoo (Via Defectum in Latin). She’s relocated to Lansing because she heard from the folks at the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce that the region’s streets...

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