April 11 2012
The Ingham County Circuit Court is making its presence known these days by raising legal questions about the laws coming out of the Capitol this session. At least six times in the last seven weeks, the...
April 4 2012
While Robinson declined to talk about the race until next Thursday, the other two admitted the concern among some within the African-American community is real and that there are ongoing discussions about...
March 21 2012
Byrum, D- Onandaga, who cannot run for her post again because of term limits, said she received a call from Swope on Tuesday afternoon letting her know of his intentions not to run. She said the two plan...
March 21 2012
Live in Eaton County or elsewhere in the 7th Congressional District? A Democrat with some prior elected office experience? Have access to a little bit of money? No criminal record? The Michigan Democratic...
March 14 2012
He’s also signed on to a plan with neighboring Democratic state rep candidate Doug Drake to get voter approval for a $2 billion bond that would be used to cover tuition costs for Michigan students...
March 7 2012
Salivating over a scorched earth Republican primary here a week ago, Michigan Democrats are moving all of their chips to the middle right now. In March. Let’s go
Feb. 29 2012
Attorney General Bill Schuette, Romneyeuro;s campaign chief in Michigan, is fond of saying that if Obama loses the Great Lakes State, he can kiss the General Election goodbye. Right now, the lowly Detroit...
Feb. 22 2012
Standing in front of the Veterans Memorial Courthouse in downtown Lansing, Byrum took a few digs at the current officeholder, retiring Clerk Mike Bryanton, who is backing Lansing Clerk Chris Swope as his...
Feb. 15 2012
Lost somewhere in the hubbub about Rick Santorum’s sudden lead over eventual 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in some national and Michigan polls was a bit Monday on The New York...
Feb. 14 2012
The explosive reaction generated news coverage in India and England. Political bloggers at The New York Times, Washington Post and Politico panned it. Slate tweeted that it’s “stupid and blatantly...
Feb. 1 2012
Ferguson, a Democrat, says he still feels like he’s adding value to the university’s eight-member governing board. He enjoys what he’s doing and, at age 73, Ferguson is still viewed as...
Feb. 1 2012
Karger lived with a male partner for 10 years, but he hid the news, rushing his partner out and hiding pictures on family visits
Jan. 25 2012
Griffin Rivers, the former chairman of the Ingham County Democratic Party, announced Tuesday he was running for the open 68th House District seat being vacated by term-limited Rep. Joan Bauer, D-Lansing,...
Jan. 25 2012
Turning a Lansing Center parking lot into a casino floor won’t happen overnight. Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero understands that, which means getting the public’s support is almost as important...
Jan. 19 2012
For the first time in 28 years, John Daher’s name will not appear on Lansing Township ballots for supervisor, forcing the township’s 8,200 residents to reassess their government’s structure
Jan. 18 2012
For the first time in 28 years, John Daher’s name will not appear on Lansing Township ballots for supervisor, forcing the township’s 8,200 residents to reassess their government’s structure
Jan. 11 2012
At about hour three of the Lansing City Council’s banging-head-against-the-wall deliberations over its 2012 president, community observer Mary Reynolds assumed the seat at the head of the table where...
Jan. 4 2012
Thank God, 2011 is over. That's the mindset of Michigan's unions and progressives, anyway. Act Two is coming here in 2012 with the state's Republican-led government attacking many of the same issues,...
Dec. 28 2011
1. Organized labor - Gov. Rick Snyder's "reinvention" of Michigan equaled a "shared sacrifice" for just about everybody except business - who saw lower taxes, fewer regulations and long-sought policy changes...
Dec. 21 2011
However, sources around town tell me Grebner doesn´t believe Lindemann is operating the Drain Commissioner´s Office as frugally as he could. I couldn´t get anyone to elaborate on what...