Vets get legal help from U of D Mercy Law School
Nov. 3 2010
On the morning of Election Day, a mobile law office sat outside the Volunteers of America building in downtown Lansing, providing legal advice for the area’s veterans
Snow removal standards, a closed session and the unveiling of a (planned) consolidated service garage
Nov. 2 2010
Tuesday, Nov. 2 — There was no scheduled legislative business during Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting, but that just meant all the action happened immediately after during Committee of...
Tonight’s Committee of the Whole will discuss the administration’s formal snow removal standards
Nov. 1 2010
Monday, Nov. 1 — The city of Lansing has come up with a set of standards that clarify city residents’ snow clearing responsibilities in light of the new snow and ice removal ordinance. However,...
The Urbandale Farm Project gets federal money to expand on the east side
Oct. 29 2010
Friday, Oct. 29 — A $90,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is helping Lansing get back to its roots
Oct. 28 2010
We said enough to Republicans who take treasure chests of campaign dollars from insurance companies, "big oil," pharmaceutical companies and Wall Street executives for policies that make them rich at the...
Forum at Cooley gives a rundown of legal protections for the LGBT community
Oct. 28 2010
Thursday, Oct. 28 — One year after President Barack Obama signed a bill extending hate crime protection based on gender, sexual orientation and gender identity, two legal experts explain LGBT rights,...
Just like that, Market Place is back on
Oct. 27 2010
Tuesday, Oct. 26 — In a swift afternoon at the 30th Circuit Court, Pat Gillespie got his brownfield plan approved for his $23 million Marketplace project after the City Council wrestled over it for...
Oct. 27 2010
Theresa Abed and I are Eaton County Commissioners. She is a consensus builder. There is a divisiveness between the two parties and legislators need to listen to each other, resolve their issues, and come...
Oct. 27 2010
Snyder, a Battle Creek native, didn’t have much support from GOP activists in the primary. No Right to Life. No chamber. Few elected officials. He dug into his healthy bank account for $6 million....
Oct. 27 2010
The 2010 secretary of state’s race has turned into a referendum on the Democratic nominee, a 33-year-old election attorney whom Democrats frame as a champion for voters’ rights. A Wayne State...
Oct. 27 2010
Historically, attorney general campaigns in Michigan have revolved around law enforcement.The 2010 match-up between Democratic Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton and former appellate judge Bill Schuette...
Oct. 27 2010
So now, 13 townships in Ingham County will have “special assessment” proposals on its ballots Nov. 2 that would finance police services: Alaiedon, Aurelius, Bunker Hill, Ingham, Leroy, Leslie,...
Oct. 27 2010
In split cases, the vocal Young tends to side with hospitals, insurance companies and businesses at the expense of consumers, patients and accident victims on the argument that he’s interpreting...
Oct. 27 2010
Mark Slabaugh, 53, is the third candidate. Slabaugh, who has a bachelor’s degree in energy management from Eastern Michigan University, is an energy engineer at Johnson Controls, a high-tech manufacturing...
Oct. 27 2010
The following are the major-party candidates seeking posts on the State Board of Education and the state’s three elected university boards
Oct. 27 2010
Allen, who was appointed to the position by Gov. Jennifer Granholm in 2008, got his law degree from Wayne State University in 1983. He went on to be an assistant attorney general, deputy legal counsel...
Oct. 27 2010
The first sentence on the “About Lance” website of Lance Enderle says: “I am not a politician; I am a teacher, and a citizen.” Enderle, a 41-year-old graduate of Lansing Eastern...
Oct. 27 2010
District 1 — Northwest and west Lansing, Lansing Township Neal Alan Barncard (R) Age: 51 | Occupation: Civil engineering technician | Barncard lost against incumbent Victor Celentino in...
Oct. 27 2010
There’s no same-sex marriage, stem-cell research and affirmative action. No out-ofstate financier is throwing a medical marijuana-like initiative into the mix. Nobody has any money, and those who...
Oct. 27 2010
Rep. Barb Byrum, D-Onondaga, and Rep. Mark Meadows, D-East Lansing, are facing their toughest general election challenges to date from a pair of fiscal conservatives with local government experience. In...

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