Nov. 16 2017
Bauer, who represented the 68th District for six years until she was term limited in 2012, is a former Lansing City Councilwoman. Schor replaced her in the Legislature. Both are Democrats
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Nov. 16 2017
The developer, Beitler Real Estate Services, of Chicago, was one of four to submit plans but the only non-local one. Its president, J. Paul Beitler, is an alumnus of Michigan State University. His company’s...
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Nov. 9 2017
But it’s not that simple. From the beginning, Brown Clarke’s campaign was quixotic and tentative. While she spent the last months of 2016 quietly “considering” a run for mayor,...
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Nov. 9 2017
The publicly owned utility has proposed a 3.9 percent increase for the next three years on residential electric rates. In addition, it’s asking the BWL Board of Commissioners to approve a 5.5 percent...
Nov. 9 2017
“BWL provides multi-pronged customer assistance that ensures BWL dollars are contributed only to BWL customers in need,” said Steve Serkaian, a BWL spokesman. The BWL’s reason for not...
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Nov. 2 2017
That’s three times the $10,383 that Stephens, a Democrat seeking a nonpartisan seat on the Council, raised for his campaign, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Ingham County Clerk...
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Oct. 26 2017
School Board members have been working on a policy for months. At issue: which bathroom and locker room may transgender and gender-nonconforming students use? Should they participate in sports based on...
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Oct. 26 2017
Despite being “uncomfortable” with an image on a political mailer for his campaign, 4th Ward City Council candidate Jim McClurken approved it for release, triggering political criticism, the...
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Oct. 13 2017
FRIDAY, Oct. 13 —The Michigan Civil Rights Commission voted unanimously during a secret meeting to award the commission’s director a $24,740 bonus. Agustin Arbulu, who is paid $152,250 a year
Oct. 12 2017
The decision on Friday came months after neighbors filed a suit claiming the entranceway would cause irreparable harm to a portion of the Mason Esker in the park. Jamo rejected that claim, calling it “speculative...
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Oct. 12 2017
“Tina may mean well, but doesn’t follow through,” said one neighborhood activist from Forest View Neighborhood Association. She wished to remain anonymous because she has to continue...
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Oct. 12 2017
On Friday, the committee submitted 6,500 signatures for review and certification to Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope. The new ordinance was set to go into effect the next day, but with the signatures on...
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Oct. 5 2017
Facing an unexpected increase in retirement costs, combined with lagging property values and a state law capping the property tax on the new values, Ingham County commissioners are asking voters to approve...
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Oct. 5 2017
HIV science turns a corner For the first time since the HIV epidemic began, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has announced that people living with the virus can attain...
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Oct. 2 2017
MONDAY, Oct. 2 — Joshua Moore had just finished a dinner of pizza near his Las Vegas strip hotel and preparing to call an Uber for birthday night out on the town when a crowd of people came ru
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Sept. 28 2017
Thank you for reading this City Pulse article. Help keep our pulse strong, click here to contribute to our award-winning news coverage.As many as 10,000 low-income BWL customers facing hole in safety net...
Sept. 21 2017
Fate of Ormond Park project in hands of judge The fate of Ormond Park is in the hands of Ingham County Circuit Judge James Jamo. On Monday, after months of legal wrangling, the city concluded its defense...
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Sept. 21 2017
Bernero estimate inflates City Hall renovation price tag Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has told the public that renovating City Hall could cost as much as $60 million. But the study on which his number...
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Sept. 18 2017
MONDAY. Sept. 18 — As a supporter of Country Mill’s right to discriminate based on the organization’s sincerely held religious beliefs squared off with a supporter of the LGBT community...
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Sept. 14 2017
Better than it could have been, but a blow to a growth business in Lansing. That’s a quick look at the Lansing City Council’s ordinance passed last week to regulate the medical marijuana business....