Not much meat, but Brown Clarke has a good outing before Chamber
May 17 2017
Good meant sounding thoughtful on difficult issues. Good also meant not going on the offensive, an important factor after nearly 12 years of incumbent Virg Bernero’s bulldog approach. Many people,...
Schor far ahead for mayor, Dunbar hurting for Council
April 5 2017
Brown Clarke said in a written statement: “There have been several polls to date, each with varying results. And, we are still a couple of weeks away from the filing deadline and a final slate of...
Former Olympic medalist makes bid for Lansing Mayor’s Office
March 8 2017
Olympic Silver Medalist Judi Brown Clarke has signed up for what may be the run of her life. Last week she announced she’s seeking to become Lansing’s first African American and female mayor
'Family first' rings true as Bernero calls it quits
March 1 2017
Two Fridays ago, Virg Bernero appeared to be off and running for a fourth term as mayor of Lansing
City Council deadlocked over new leadership
Jan. 11 2017
Lansing City Council is splitsville. After hours of back and forth debate, the body failed Monday to come to a consensus on who would make up the leadership for this year
Nov. 16 2016
Todd Heywood’s story about local fallout from the presidential election and my column today demand some amplification
Mayor’s race grows nasty quickly
Nov. 16 2016
When I wrote the headline for last week’s cover, which said: “You thought Clinton-Trump was nasty: The 2017 Lansing mayor’s race is coming,” I didn’t think it would be that...
Poll shows Bernero vulnerable to Schor and Brown Clarke
Oct. 5 2016
Virg Bernero: “Lansing's Mayor for Life.” Maybe not
Brown Clarke says developer cited pressure from Bernero
April 13 2016
“Mr. Saboury contacted me the previous week and stated that he was receiving repetitive phone calls from Mayor Bernero asking him, pleading with him, to file a civil case,” Brown Clarke said....
Brown Clarke, Yorko set to lead Lansing Council
Dec. 9 2015
City Councilmember at-large Judi Brown Clarke is likely to become the next City Council president. Brown Clarke, who has been on Council since January 2014, appears to have a five-member majority for the...
East Side attorney and property owner Edwar Zeineh wins judgment against city, prepares for appeal
March 19 2014
District Judge Hugh Clarke Jr. has ordered Lansing to pay East Side property owner Edwar Zeineh $7,200 in attorney fees after the city wrongfully towed two vehicles from Zeineh’s property that blocked...
Lansing City Councilwoman-elect Judi Brown Clarke’s return to the spotlight with teamwork spirit
Nov. 13 2013
There’s never been someone quite like Judi Brown Clarke on the Lansing City Council
A District Court ruling and a statewide decriminalization/legalization effort are welcome news for Lansing-area cannabis advocates
Dec. 5 2012
If District Judge Hugh Clarke Jr.'s ruling last month dismissing criminal charges against four local dispensary employees provided anything, it was a little piece of mind
One incumbent, three challengers vye for three seats
Oct. 28 2009
Sitting at a table in the corner of the Great Lakes Chocolate and Coffee Co. shop in Lansing’s Stadium District on a recent afternoon, Nino Rodriguez has both his hands placed on top of a small stack...
The Lansing schools superintendent misses a meeting called to force him out, sources say. Board President Clarke denies he wants Wallace gone.
March 5 2009
The Lansing school board sought to end T.C. Wallace’s term as superintendent at a closed-door meeting Monday night but was unable to get Wallace to attend, according to well-placed sources. “That...
School board president says that there isn’t anything that will cut short superintendent Wallace’s contract.
March 26 2009
A week after he was reportedly almost let go, it appears that Lansing School District Superintendent T.C. Wallace’s job is safe at least until his contract expires in June 2011

Subscribe to Our Newsletter