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Local leaders outline vision for 2019
Jan. 3 2019
“We should focus on the betterment of the tri-county region. Too often, conversation centers on Washington, D.C., or one party or another. Elected officials need to focus on their responsibilities...
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Dec. 6 2018
The districts courts in East Lansing, Lansing and Mason could consolidate into a single Ingham County-based 55th District Court under legislation that’s swiftly moving through the Legislature in...
Nov. 22 2018
A recently released Ingham County cost analysis suggested top leaders from Lansing, East Lansing and Ingham County have discussed plans to share the construction costs of a court facility at an undetermined...
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Carol Koenig continues bid for public defender
Nov. 8 2018
But there is still the county ethics policy, which states: “Regardless of whether any commissioner has expressed any interest in a particular hiring or promotion, the Human Resources Department and...
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Ayanna Neal, Cynthia Ward eye judicial reforms
Oct. 25 2018
As Judge Frank DeLuca prepares for his retirement, two candidates have emerged to fill his spot on the bench at Lansing’s 54-A District Court. Both lean on more than a decade of legal experience,...
Sept. 27 2018
There was one other heroic figure at that time, my very own mom, Marilyn Joan Trezise, who in 1974 also ran against a Republican male opponent who was, well, let’s just say, dismissive of a woman’s...
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Sept. 20 2018
Swix was a two-term Ingham County commissioner who beat Stabenow’s then husband, Dennis, in 1972 by 200 votes. As far as Swix was concerned, creating a women’s commission would open the door...