Council tables tax breaks for the Knapp’s project due to lack of votes
March 18 2013
Tuesday, March 15 — The Lansing City Council delayed a vote Monday on abating nearly all state and local taxes for the proposed redevelopment of the Knapp’s building because of a lack of support,...
Protests against Snyder, Republicans continue in downtown Lansing
March 18 2013
Wednesday, March 16 — At about 12:45 p.m., some of the thousands of protesters on the Capitol lawn, after speeches from United Auto Workers President Bob King and Sen. Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer,...
Mayor Virg Bernero: “We’re in the running”
March 18 2013
Wednesday, March 16 — Lansing is still in the hunt as a location for an Indian manufacturing company looking to expand Mayor Virg Bernero said today
MSU researcher says dog owners are far more likely to reach exercise goals
March 18 2013
Thursday, March 17 — New research at Michigan State University suggests dog owners who take the time to walk their dogs are 34 percent more likely to meet federal health goals
Why was the Lansing Police Department called back before protests got heated at the Capitol Wednesday?
March 18 2013
Friday, March 18 — On Wednesday afternoon, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero addressed thousands of protesters on the Capitol lawn, supporting them in their fight against Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposed...
Lansing City Council to schedule two public hearings tonight, and the administration plans to give a budget update in Committee of the Whole
March 18 2013
Monday, March 21 — The Lansing City Council has a thin agenda planned for tonight, but following the meeting, an administration representative is scheduled to give a budget update
Securing recreation funds, shouting with the regulars and the governor affects the budget process
March 18 2013
Tuesday, March 22 — Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting centered around scheduling a public hearing for next week’s meeting on whether the city should apply for state grant money to...
Lansing-area bicycle advocates receive national acclaim
March 18 2013
Wednesday, March 23 — Mid-Michigan is attracting national attention for its efforts to improve non-motorized transportation routes
Lansing cleans up its medical marijuana moratorium ordinance while East Lansing City Council votes to allow dispensaries
March 18 2013
Thursday, March 24 — The city of Lansing has whittled down the number of medical marijuana dispensaries that can operate during the roughly six-month moratorium that is scheduled to end on July 1
How much would really be generated by the 4-mill property tax increase? Questions, answers and a protest regarding the May 3 ballot proposal
March 18 2013
Friday, March 25 — In the past few weeks, opposition to the proposed 4-mill property tax increase on Lansing residents has claimed city officials are being disingenuous about what the millage really...
The mayor is scheduled to unveil his proposed fiscal year 2012 budget at tonight’s Lansing City Council meeting
March 18 2013
Monday, March 28 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is scheduled to present his proposed fiscal year 2012 budget at tonight’s Lansing City Council meeting
The mayor presents his budget and the Council debates park improvements
March 18 2013
Tuesday, March 29 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero spoke with a solemn tone Monday evening in his office on the ninth floor of City Hall. He had just proposed a fiscal year 2012 budget to the City Council...
Tonight’s Committee of the Whole to look at elected officials’ pay
March 18 2013
Monday, April 4 — The Elected Officers Compensation Commission recommends that elected officials’ pay stay the same as it was in 2009
The St. Andrew Dung-Lac Parish moves into the former Holy Cross Catholic Church
March 18 2013
Tuesday, April 5 — The former Holy Cross Catholic Church in Lansing will have new tenants soon: the St. Andrew Dung-Lac Parish, a Vietnamese Catholic congregation
A Lansing couple seeks to open a video production studio in a south side neighborhood
March 18 2013
Wednesday, April 6 — Lisa and Russell Davis have been producing short films and music videos for years, but never had a permanent studio to call home
The state approves parks funding that will go toward reopening Crego Park
March 18 2013
Friday, April 8 — The city has landed $500,000 in state grant money for reopening Lansing’s largest park, Parks Director Murdock Jemerson said
A public hearing is scheduled tonight on amendments to the city’s list of authorized dispensaries
March 18 2013
Monday, April 11 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing tonight on amendments to the city’s medical marijuana moratorium
Cannabis, tributes and a bus plan
March 18 2013
Tuesday, April 11 — At its Monday meeting, the Lansing City Council held a public hearing on what businesses that can operate during the medical marijuana dispensary moratorium, unanimously approved...
Proposed changes for Lansing’s Parks and Recreation Department
March 18 2013
Saturday, April 16 — Proposed plans for Lansing’s Parks and Recreation Department for the upcoming fiscal year include temporarily closing the Moores Park pool, turning certain maintenance...
The City Council will vote tonight on a revised list of medical marijuana businesses that can operate in Lansing during the six-month moratorium. One business threatens to go to court if it is excluded.
March 18 2013
Monday, April 18 — One medical marijuana dispensary out of nearly 40 operating in Lansing may have to shut down if the City Council approves amendments to the city’s medical marijuana moratorium...

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