(Lance Enderle is the Democratic candidate for Congress in the 8h District. City Pulse has donated this space and requested Enderle to report it as an in-kind contribution. The material is unedited.)
Oct. 6 2010
Thank God we have a Democratic majority in Congress and the Senate. If it weren’t for Democrats, another initiative to put people back to work would have once again failed. Republicans including...
Bernero got his debate — how will he use it Sunday and who will be watching?
Oct. 6 2010
Wednesday, Oct. 6 — Democrat Virg Bernero may have his last realistic chance this weekend when he debates Rick Snyder to turn things around in the governor’s race. But who will actually watch?
The city’s ‘intent’: $3 million for a consolidated service garage
Oct. 5 2010
Tuesday, Oct. 5 — The Lansing City Council passed a resolution 7-1 at Monday’s meeting supporting borrowing $3 million to consolidate the city’s two maintenance garages. Those bonds will...
The Lansing City Council will hold four public hearings at tonight’s meeting on tax incentives for various redevelopment projects. The Council will also vote on bonds for a new service garage
Oct. 4 2010
Monday, Oct. 4 — Tax incentives for three proposed redevelopment projects expected to bring jobs and rehabilitate contaminated property in the city will be discussed at tonight’s Lansing City...
Lansing City Council adds last minute amendment to snow and ice removal; Monday’s meeting dominated by a controversial contract with a city employee
Sept. 29 2010
Tuesday, Sept. 28 -- The Lansing City Council put on quite a show during Monday’s five-hour meeting, and fireworks began shortly after the Council unanimously approved a special land use permit for...
Sept. 29 2010
Many voters have received misleading mail attacking our candidate for state representative, Theresa Abed. Theresa campaigns by talking to voters about supporting small businesses that create jobs, reforming...
Local developers unveil a $30 million vision for a longtime blighted property near downtown and REO Town
Sept. 29 2010
This piece of bare land makes developers’ eyes light up because of its close proximity to downtown, I-496 and the Grand River. It’s no wonder it has taken only two months to go from an eyesore...
As new federal health care regulations took effect Thursday, dozens in Ingham County lose coverage: an ‘unintended consequence.’
Sept. 29 2010
Fifty-four employees from 18 local businesses (including City Pulse) were notified recently that U.S. Health and Life Insurance Co. will terminate the 6-year-old Ingham County Advantage health insurance...
Why does the Public Safety Committee meet so much, anyway?
Sept. 29 2010
Tim Kaltenbach was surprised when he heard the news that Jessica Yorko, his successor on the Lansing City Council, had missed 27 of 33 Public Safety Committee meetings in roughly seven months
Sept. 29 2010
With burners on high, the election season is heating up and Republicans are cranking out rhetoric of winning a majority in Congress this November
Is Rick Snyder really a nerd?
Sept. 29 2010
We’ve heard about Snyder’s three college degrees by age 23. He’s obviously brilliant, but being brilliant doesn’t make you a nerd. He doesn’t wear glasses, let alone thick...
The Lansing City Council votes tonight on the snow and ice removal ordinance and granting a special land use permit to a mega church
Sept. 27 2010
Monday, Sept. 27 — After nearly two years, the proposed snow and ice removal ordinance, which grants the city permission to clear snow from sidewalks if residents fail to do so (and charges them),...
Stephen Jahner, owner of Capital City Collectibles for 30 years, has died. He was 55.
Sept. 24 2010
Friday, Sept. 24 — Some knew him as the “Mad Hatter” for his top hats, tailed coats and ruffled renaissance shirts. Others knew him as a man who bled green and white for his devout loyalty...
MSU faculty behind a five-year, $4.2 million federal grant to make Great Lakes climate change research more succinct, useful
Sept. 23 2010
Thursday, Sept. 23 — Climate change research done on the Great Lakes region is a hodgepodge and in most cases not very useful for policymakers. Researchers from Michigan State University, the University...
Too little too late, Mr. Rogers
Sept. 22 2010
Lance Enderle is willing to do the hard work to help Michigan residents get back on their feet. He isn’t afraid to answer tough questions. He’s willing to stand up to special interests (he...
Suspicions arise that the Grand River took on coal ash in addition to sewage and storm water after Thursday’s rain
Sept. 22 2010
The Lansing Board of Water and Light is midway through moving 450,000 cubic yards of toxic legacy coal ash the byproduct of burning coal that contains arsenic, mercury and boron from its property north...
Capital Area District Library
Sept. 22 2010
Property: Capital Area District Library (Downtown), Lansing Every community has a library, the lucky ones have several, but how often do we really take the time to appreciate the buildings? Lansing is...
Sept. 22 2010
Michigan’s top issue is male-to-female transgender individuals using women restrooms. It’s certainly not the other way around. I mean if female-to-male transgender individuals (or anyone else...
Fourth Ward Councilwoman Jessica Yorko’s committee attendance in sharp contrast with her colleagues’
Sept. 22 2010
At a Sept. 13 City Council meeting, regular attendee John Pollard presented a Freedom of Information Act request he filed with the city asking for all Council members’ attendance records at committee...
Potential Marketplace development could bring upgrades to the pedway that crosses the Grand River
Sept. 22 2010
Standing on the Michigan Avenue bridge looking north with an architectural designer offers a unique perspective of much of the recent downtown activity: the Ottawa Power Station, City Market, River Trail,...

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