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At long last, the journey to a new home for Lansing’s municipal government appears to be in the home stretch. After a divided City Council rejected Mayor Andy Schor’s proposal to … more
I’m almost ashamed to admit this, but I forgot to vote last week. It completely slipped my mind. How is this possible? I write about elections for a living. I’ve spent the last two weeks … more
Behind the scenes, some House Democrats have considered withholding their support for the state budget until the majority votes on reforming the state’s auto insurance law to assist victims of … more
(The writers are members of the East Lansing City Council.)   East Lansing residents should take note of a ballot initiative underway that, if successful, would overturn the rental … more
(This guest column was written by retired Ingham Court Judge James R. Giddings; attorneys Eric Williams and Patrick Levine Rose; Nell Kuhnmuench, J.D.; and veterinarian Kath Edsall.)   A … more
(The writer is a longtime East Lansing resident and real estate agent.) I’ve been a resident of East Lansing since 1958 when my husband and I moved to East Lansing so he could complete a … more
(The writer is a former East Lansing housing inspector.) East Lansing’s Housing Code Needs Reform Last week, East Lansing City Councilperson Erik Altmann submitted a dark and dire … more
(The writer is a member of the East Lansing City Council.) The City Pulse recently published an article about rental regulations in East Lansing ( … more
Monday marked the first time the governor and every other state official were required to post on a state website where they and their spouses get their money. more
As a longtime resident of the close-knit Dimondale community, I’ve witnessed the many changes that have come our way over the years. more
(Jill Baker is president of the Grand Pointe Property Owners Association and resides in Dimondale.) As a longtime resident of the close-knit Dimondale community, I've witnessed the many changes … more
Lansing voters are now receiving absentee ballots for the city’s May 7 special election, in which nine members of the new Lansing Charter Commission will be selected. more
In bringing his road show to Grand Rapids on Tuesday, the opportunistic Donald Trump drove home the murder of 25-year-old Ruby Garcia, whose death, presumably, came at the hands of an undocumented immigrant. more
I recently installed a charger in my garage to accommodate one of my rooming house boarders who drives an electric car. more
Lansing needs a new city hall. more
Harry Hepler is back. The developer known for creating dramatic living and working spaces will come before the Lansing City Council on Monday (Jan. 8) with his next project: a 134-unit apartment complex called Prudden Wheel Lofts. more
The catastrophic storm that devastated Greater Lansing this summer tragically took the lives of several people in our community, knocked out power for tens of thousands of families and caused millions of dollars in property damage. It’s just the latest example of increasingly extreme weather here in Michigan and across the country. more
Are you noticing the growing number of news reports about horrific food shortages the world over? more
The month of June liberates students from high school academics in a solemn commencement march to strains of British composer Edward Elgar’s Pomp and … more
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