Rossman-McKinney resigns from LEDC board
March 18 2013
(This corrects information in the next-to-last paragraph that had said Lansing Mayor Bernero never denied pulling a contract from Kelly Rossman-McKinney because of her assistance to Carol Wood after her...
Racks will stay another two weeks, sources say
March 18 2013
Meijer will delay removing its free publication racks from the Lansing market until March 15, sources have told City Pulse. The racks were scheduled to be removed next week from all 199 Meijer stores...
City Pulse asks readers to thank Meijer for delaying end of free publications
March 18 2013
Monday, Feb. 27 — City Pulse has posted a new petition thanking Meijer for postponing its termination of free publications till March 15 and asking the grocery store chain to repeal its decision...
Ingham County Commissioners asks chain to reconsider
March 18 2013
THURSDAY, March 1 — The Ingham County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution calling on Meijer to reconsider its decision to eliminate free publications in its stores in the Lansing area
State Sen. Jones wants to end medical marijuana use for the eye disease
March 18 2013
A recently proposed bill would take glaucoma, which is nestled right between cancer and HIV, off the list of Michigan medical marijuana-approved diseases because, as Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, put...
State Sen. Rick Jones wants to end medical marijuana as a treatment for the eye disease
March 18 2013
A recently proposed bill would take glaucoma, which is nestled right between cancer and HIV, off the list of Michigan medical marijuana-approved diseases because, as Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, put...
Public hearings scheduled for Monday night on various pieces of the downtown casino proposal. Will opponents continue to outnumber supporters?
March 18 2013
Friday, March 9 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to hold public hearings Monday night on four components of the downtown casino proposal
Casino advocates, opponents pitch their opinions to the Council. Also, the 51 seasonal employees laid off on short notice speak out against Bernero.
March 18 2013
Tuesday, March 13 — If you’re keeping score, 21 members of the public spoke in support of a downtown Lansing casino plan in front of City Council Monday night, while 16 spoke against
Casino plans up for Council approval Monday night
March 18 2013
Friday, March 16 – Four pieces of the Kewadin Lansing casino proposal are scheduled for City Council approval at Monday’s meeting
Council gives the go-ahead on downtown casino proposal. Now we likely wait years on the federal government and lawsuits. Bernero: ‘There are no guarantees overall we’ll be able to succeed.’
March 18 2013
Tuesday, March 20 — Fifty-six days after Mayor Virg Bernero announced that the city intended to bring a tribally owned casino downtown, the Lansing City Council voted 7-1 to back the mayor’s...
Lansing School Board approves restructuring plan in a newfound atmosphere of cooperation
March 18 2013
Thursday, March 22 — The Lansing School Board is learning to get along — and the public is taking note — as it approves a new restructuring plan 8-1
Bernero says a ban on smoking likely would kill it
March 18 2013
Friday, March 23 — Expect smoking at the proposed Lansing casino. “It’s our view” that insisting on no smoking would likely have been a deal breaker during negotiations, Mayor Virg...
The mayor’s budget recommendation for fiscal year 2013
March 18 2013
Monday, March 26 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero made his annual budget presentation tonight to the City Council and he’s calling for furlough days or negotiating lower pension and healthcare...
Let the budget games begin: Proposal for using millage money “infuriates” one Council member
March 18 2013
Monday, April 2 — The first night of formal budget hearings before the Lansing City Council featured a few angry Council members over how the administration proposes to spend police and fire millage...
Former Spartan doctor pushing for health equality
March 18 2013
“Not being straight, not being white, I have experienced my ‘otherness’ repeatedly in my life. And I think that’s always made me more sensitive to the fears of otherness in my patients....
Council adopts the city’s first master plan in more than 50 years
March 18 2013
Monday, April 9 — It took 54 years, but the city of Lansing now has an updated comprehensive master plan
The term-limited state representative announces he’ll run for district court judge in East Lansing
March 18 2013
State Rep. Mark Meadows, D-East Lansing, announced today that he’s running for a judge seat in East Lansing’s 54B District Court, which is being vacated by retiring Judge David Jordon
Caamal Canul to stay on board as Lansing schools superintendent for another year
March 18 2013
Friday, April 13 —The Lansing School Board voted 6-2 Thursday night to suspend the search for a new superintendent and work out a one-year contract to move Interim Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul...
Budget hearing picks apart police millage appropriation, consolidation. Administration still facing opposition from Council.
March 18 2013
Monday, April 16 — The Bernero administration’s budget proposal to spend nearly $650,000 on plans to consolidate the Lansing Police Department into one building is the continuation of a four-year...
Subscription, Sunday single-copy prices going up on May 1
March 18 2013
Wednesday, April 18 — Subscribers to the Lansing State Journal are trying to understand a letter they have received from publisher Brian Priester. In short: Home delivery rates are increasing —...

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