Dec. 23 2015
As part of an auction process led by the Federal Communications Commission, stations will have the opportunity next year to bring in tens of millions of dollars in new revenue by selling off its space...
Dec. 9 2015
In a major shift, state Sen. Rick Jones amended legislation Tuesday to govern medical marijuana dispensaries to follow the same tiered distribution system as alcohol
Dec. 7 2015
MONDAY, DEC. 7 — Some key advocates are threatening to withdraw support for a proposal to regulate the growing, distribution and sale of medical marijuana statewide amid attempts by the alcohol indu
Dec. 2 2015
It’s like Nixon going to China. Rick Jones is a conservative ex-cop who is leading the charge to legalize medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan. His actions may soon allow the operators of the...
Nov. 18 2015
Organizers for one of two full-fledged ballot initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana statewide hope to have the necessary 250,000 valid signatures in the next six weeks to make the November 2016...
Nov. 4 2015
Ingham County is poised to become the first county in Michigan to ban the sale of electronic cigarette products to minors
Oct. 14 2015
After clearing the state House of Representatives by an overwhelming majority this month, a legislative package to tax and regulate medical marijuana dispensaries has a strong likelihood of making it...
Sept. 9 2015
A far-right tea party conservative could make strange bedfellows with Michigan Democrats (insert Todd Courser joke here) as lawmakers craft a new statewide energy policy. State Rep. Gary Glenn...
July 22 2015
The race to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan is on. Two groups attempting to put the question before voters in 2016 share the same goal of ending pot prohibition, but their regulatory...
April 1 2015
The Lansing Board of Water & Light is poised to be a statewide leader as Michigan starts a new chapter of renewable-energy development. When a utility official confirmed last month that the BWL has chosen...
July 23 2014
For Robin Schneider, House Bill 4271 has been three years in the making. The legislation — approved overwhelmingly by the state House in December and unanimously by a Senate committee last week...
July 9 2014
A new tentacle branching off the Lansing River Trail near Aurelius Road leads travelers into Lansing’s largest park — and one recently reopened after being closed for decades due to contamination
June 11 2014
Abby Clark got her first taste for politics at a time when many people her age couldn’t have cared less for the Democratic process. It was 2000, she had just turned 18 years old, the economy was...
May 7 2014
This story began in April 2012, shortly after a source suggested City Pulse poke around the finances of Common Ground Music Festival — how it’s paid for, what the city is on the hook for and...
April 30 2014
The landlord of the Lansing Police Department’s North Precinct says the city could save nearly $100,000 a year for the next four years by staying put and not moving to the Lansing School Districtowned...
April 30 2014
Property: 134 Regent St., Lansing Owner: David and Carrie Muylle Architect Daniel E. Bollman says: While its exterior is plainly attractive, the subtle details make this unassuming home notable....
April 30 2014
It appears the Lansing City Council will hold off on appropriating money for public art in the annual budget, opting for a less formal set of guidelines and procedures for installing works throughout the...
April 30 2014
Wednesday, April 30 — Voters in the Lansing School District will be asked Tuesday to renew a 20-year millage that provides about $18 million in revenue for operating costs — or about 11 percent...
April 25 2014
Friday, April 25 — Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett has reportedly dropped out of the Republican primary race to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers in the 8th Congressional District. It sets...
April 24 2014
Thursday, April 24 — The State News, “Michigan State University’s Independent Voice Since 1909,” editorialized against MSU Board of Trustees Chairman Joel Ferguson this week over...

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