Navy admiral on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and women in the military
March 13 2013
Friday, Jan. 11 — The man overseeing about 40,000 U.S. Navy personnel throughout the Midwest was in town today to discuss the status and the future of the world’s largest naval fleet, while...
Mayors group calls for federal action to reduce gun violence
March 13 2013
Monday, Jan. 14 — The Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition is calling on the federal government for universal background checks when purchasing guns, a ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines...
MSU Indian Students Organization holds candlelight vigil for woman fatally raped and assaulted
March 13 2013
Monday, Jan. 14 — The Michigan State University Indian Students Organization held a candlelight vigil Friday night in honor of an Indian woman who was gang raped and killed in New Delhi last month
Immigration reform advocates: Deportations are tearing families apart
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Jan. 15 — Several groups who want U.S. immigration laws reformed met on the steps of the Capitol Building today as part of a national movement to call the federal government to action
MSU experts, federal agent: Product counterfeiting is a profitable, dangerous industry
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Jan. 16 — If you think counterfeit goods are limited to Coach handbags and football jerseys, think again. Experts from Michigan State University and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...
Lansing school board begins looking at budget cuts
March 13 2013
Friday, Jan. 18 — The Lansing Board of Education has started to outline costs the district could cut to keep the budget in line
Coalition plans on getting 2014 referendum to ban wolf hunting
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Jan. 22 — A coalition seeking to protect Michigan wolves has launched a referendum campaign in response to legislation passed in the lame duck session that makes the state’s small...
Bernero plans to outline city’s need to retain young talent in Monday’s State of the City speech
March 13 2013
Friday, Jan. 25 — At his State of the City address Monday night, Mayor Virg Bernero will continue his campaign for a stronger metropolitan region — creating one would help solve the problem...
State of the City: A more diplomatic approach to regionalism and curbing gun violence
March 13 2013
Monday, Jan. 28 — If critics oppose Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero’s vision of regionalism because they say he’s too antagonistic in his approach, particularly consolidating local units of...
Land bank, local company want to recycle more houses slated for demolition
March 13 2013
Thursday, Jan. 31 — Rather than simply leveling demolition-bound houses it owns, the Ingham County Land Bank wants to see more of them “deconstructed” to recycle and reuse the materials
Financial Health Team: Cities are screwed, now let’s fix it
March 13 2013
Monday, Feb. 4 — Two members of the mostly mayoral-appointed Financial Health Team briefed the Lansing City Council tonight with a simple message on the team’s progress: Lansing, along with...
Dunbar alleges ‘politically motivated witch hunt’ against her, directed by Council member Brian Jeffries. Jeffries denies
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Feb. 5 — Lansing City Councilwoman Kathie Dunbar claims she is the target of a politically motivated attack in which “several” Council members, particularly Brian Jeffries, are...
Second phase of voting in Top of the Town awards starts in March
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Feb. 6 — The first round of the 2013 City Pulse/WLNS Top of the Town awards closed Tuesday night, but the contest is far from over. In March, for the first time ever, the top five nominees...
Yorko doesn’t think Council should have met in closed session over computer usage; marketing Waverly Golf Course; and bid transparency ordinance stalls
March 13 2013
Monday, Feb. 11 — What started out as a discussion in closed session — then on to a four-member City Council committee — has now emerged before the full Council dais
Greater Lansing Housing Coalition lands $80,000 grant for home repair program for low-income seniors
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Feb. 13 — The Greater Lansing Housing Coalition will ramp up its free home maintenance assistance for low-income seniors thanks to an $80,000 grant it received recently from AARP
Niowave ordinance, personal property tax exemption move out of committee
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Feb. 20 — Two pieces of business related to Niowave, the particle accelerator company headquartered in the Walnut Neighborhood, made some headway with the Lansing City Council today
Ingham County Dems lining up behind Lon Johnson for state party chair
March 13 2013
Thursday, Feb. 21 — Several prominent Ingham County Democrats are backing Lon Johnson to chair the Michigan Democratic Party leading up to Saturday’s convention in Detroit. Johnson is challenging...
Board of Ed approves bids for boardroom reconstruction, computers and toilet paper
March 13 2013
Thursday, Feb. 21 — The Lansing Board of Education unanimously approved over $236,000 worth of purchase recommendations from the administration at tonight’s board meeting
Not for iPads only, bond proposal would raise $5.3 million over five years
March 13 2013
Friday, Feb. 22 — The superintendent of East Lansing Public Schools says a bond proposal asking for $5.3 million to improve technology in the district won’t simply be used to pay for student...
Follow City Pulse’s coverage Saturday from the Cobo Center
March 13 2013
Friday, Feb. 22 — The 2013 Michigan Democratic Party Convention is this Saturday at the Cobo Center in Detroit and City Pulse will be there covering the day’s events and getting reaction from...

Subscribe to Our Newsletter