Lansing is exploring a bike-sharing program in the city
March 18 2013
Monday, April 18 — What if you needed to make a quick jaunt in the city, but you don’t own a car, the walk is too far and a bus might take too long?
The Council can’t get together for a quorum, will reconvene at 5 tonight. Council President Robinson: “This reflects poorly on all of us.”
March 18 2013
Tuesday, April 19 — Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting was put on hold until 5 p.m. today after the eight-member body failed to reach a quorum
What is Applied Behavior Analysis and why isn’t it being used more often to treat autism?
March 18 2013
Wednesday, April 20 — Three years ago, Stacie Rulison’s son Ryder was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Ryder was three years old at the time
The proposed Waverly Road sidewalk project goes before the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission with mixed reviews and a Wood-Bernero quarrel
March 18 2013
Thursday, April 21 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and City Councilwoman Carol Wood are at odds again, this time over the proposed Waverly Road sidewalk project
The hospital announces it will not hire smokers.
March 18 2013
Friday, April 22 — Sparrow Health System will no longer hire smokers starting May 1
Waiving the noise ordinance and budget questions and answers on tonight’s Council agenda
March 18 2013
Monday, April 25 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing and subsequent vote on waiving the city’s noise ordinance for the state Department of Transportation at tonight’s...
Benavides, Hollister, Crawford join Bernero in supporting the millage
March 18 2013
Wednesday, April 27 — Four Lansing mayors, past and present, stood sheltered from the rain this morning in Fire Station No. 1 downtown to announce their support for the proposed 4-mill property tax...
Ferguson: Council took easy way out on millage election
March 18 2013
Wednesday, April 27 — The chairman of the Michigan State University Board of Trustees said today "I scratch my head" about the Lansing City Council's decision to have voters approve a property tax...
The proposed Waverly Road sidewalk moves forward
March 18 2013
Thursday, April 28 — The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission voted Wednesday night to move forward with the proposed Waverly Road sidewalk project proposed by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and derided...
A ballot proposal that would show support for bringing a gaming facility to downtown Lansing is probably not in the cards for the August primary.
March 18 2013
Friday, April 29 — A nonbinding referendum on whether to bring an Indian-owned casino to Lansing is “pretty unlikely” to be on the August primary ballot, City Clerk Chris Swope said
Another gun rights group files suit against the Capital Area District Library’s weapons policy. Meanwhile, CADL’s executive director steps down for unrelated reasons.
March 18 2013
Friday, April 29 —The gun rights advocacy group Michigan Gun Owners has filed suit against the Capital Area District Library, claiming a portion of its weapons policy is illegal
The Lansing City Council to discuss joining regional efforts to share fire services. Finance director says it’s unrelated to Tuesday’s millage election.
March 18 2013
Monday, May 2 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote on a resolution at tonight’s meeting that would seek funding from the Michigan Municipal League to help study cost-saving measures...
The Council promises to spend millage money — if it passes today at the polls — on police, fire and roads
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 3 — After several Lansing City Council members said at Monday night’s meeting they’ve heard concerns from residents that the city wouldn’t actually spend new millage...
March 18 2013
This document, filed by the state attorney general's office on behalf of the Department of Community Health, alleges misconduct dating back to February 2006
Lansing says no to tax increase
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 3 — If you're as mad as I am about Tuesday's millage going down in flames, don't waste your time lashing out at the 52.23 percent of Lansing voters who put a black mark through "no"...
Bernero, Hollister, Ferguson appeal to Lansing School Board and administrators to get along, improve public perception
March 18 2013
Thursday, May 5 — Two Lansing mayors and the chairman of the Michigan State University Board of Trustees held a press conference at City Hall this morning to collectively tell the Lansing School...
The Meridian Township Board of Trustees balks at a public safety study
March 18 2013
Friday, May 6 — The Meridian Township Board of Trustees withheld a vote at their Thursday night meeting to spend about $68,000 for an outside consultant to study the township’s police, fire...
How will Lansing spend roughly $3 million in federal grants for low- to moderate-income housing next fiscal year?
March 18 2013
Monday, May 9 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote on a plan at tonight’s meeting to spend nearly $3 million for low- to moderate-income housing in the city
A Jeffries, Wood, Hewitt memo suggests $5.3 million in budget cuts and new revenue in light of failed millage
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 10 — Three Lansing City Council members authored a memo to the other five members and Mayor Virg Bernero that suggests upwards of $5.3 million in potential revenue and cuts to help plug...
First Ward City Councilman Eric Hewitt announces he will not run for a second term
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 10 — First Ward Lansing City Councilman Eric Hewitt said today that he will not seek re-election

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