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Revision is an undeniable part of writing. It’s when the writer sees what they have written and then sees it again. They rethink it. Ideas and purpose become clearer, and sometimes the message changes. more
Lansing needs a new city hall. more
Sunshine Week has mercifully set over the state Capitol. For the next 51 weeks, the media are spared from being reminded how lawmakers enticingly toy with expanding the state’s open record law … only for nothing to change. more
Democrats have launched their latest attempt to connect with middle- and working-class voters in the runup to the 2024 election — the ol’ tried-and-true tax cut. more
First, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t going to dismiss former Michigan State University Board Chair Rema Vassar or Trustee Dennis Denno based on the findings of an independent law firm charged with looking into their conduct.  more
The MLK reconfiguration project was first sent out for bid in 2023 but received no bids. This would have been an ideal time to involve the community in decision making for this project. more
For six years, Dave Muylle ran into regulatory roadblocks as he chased a dream: a cottage-style housing development on Lansing’s east side. more
Returning from spring break, my student told me that their parents planned a family vacation to Hawaii for her younger sibling’s spring school break. Could she go? more
It’s the subject Democrats don’t want to hear, but with Tuesday’s presidential primary in the rearview mirror, it’s the subject they can’t afford not to make a top priority. more
Why are we voting in this presidential primary again? more
Have you discounted the news media as a horde of fakes and narrative pushers? Do you rely on social media for your news and information on political candidates? more
There’s no clearer crystal ball into future political results than campaign finance reports. more
Good article in the January 10, 2024 about Airbnb’s in greater Lansing (To Airbnb, or not to Airbnb?”). more
Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig should be the Republicans’ nominee for the U.S. Senate. more
This young Black male student had come over from Flint to attend Lansing Community College, but then he started skipping my class. When I asked about that, he said he was unhappy being the only Black person in the class. I asked a Black male science professor to talk with him.  more
Mayor Schor’s comments in “To Airbnb, or not to Airbnb” (Jan. 10) hit home for me as a rural dweller. Here is the mayor of Lansing concerned about losing local control. more
As a long-time reader of City Pulse, I’ve always considered Kyle Melinn as someone who enjoys being cantankerous but is essentially harmless. However, his centerfold puff piece on Dean Phillips (Jan. 10), coming on the heels of his misguided one-sided attack on Michigan’s extremely successful redistricting reform, has forced me to conclude that he in in fact intends to sabotage the Democratic Party... more
The east side is losing a full-service credit union. Not just any credit union. Gabriels Community Credit Union had been an integral part of this community, offering a banking experience much different from the increasingly impersonal and mechanized exchanges happening elsewhere.  Gabriels has merged with MSU Federal Credit Union, which will not shutter the space but rather provide a limited set of financial services and community engagement activities there. more
When my wife and I moved to the east side of Lansing 13 years ago and began exploring the neighborhood, we were delighted to discover a small, locally owned credit union just a couple of blocks away. more
Here’s a trick question for you. Who’s the chair of the Michigan Republican Party? Or is there more than one? Does it even matter? more
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