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Monday, November 1,2010

Defining the snow

Tonight’s Committee of the Whole will discuss the administration’s formal snow removal standards

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Nov. 1 — The city of Lansing has come up with a set of standards that clarify city residents’ snow clearing responsibilities in light of the new snow and ice removal ordinance. However, the new standards leave out minimum snow depths for action and make residents clean up after snowplows.
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Friday, October 29,2010

Funding for the farm

The Urbandale Farm Project gets federal money to expand on the east side

by Chris Galford
Friday, Oct. 29 — A $90,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is helping Lansing get back to its roots.
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Thursday, October 28,2010

Endorsements

by City Pulse
We said enough to Republicans who take treasure chests of campaign dollars from insurance companies, "big oil," pharmaceutical companies and Wall Street executives for policies that make them rich at the expense of our right to court, our jobs and our environment.
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Thursday, October 28,2010

‘Your rights: From hate crimes to marriage equality’

Forum at Cooley gives a rundown of legal protections for the LGBT community

by Andy Balaskovitz
Thursday, Oct. 28 — One year after President Barack Obama signed a bill extending hate crime protection based on gender, sexual orientation and gender identity, two legal experts explain LGBT rights, why Michigan is one of the least progressive states to offer these protections and why this year’s Supreme Court race matters.
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Wednesday, October 27,2010

Halloween Fest

Third Annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square is today

by City Pulse Staff
Wednesday, Oct. 27 — If you play your cards right, you could probably collect Halloween loot daily for the rest of the week. You can start today in downtown Lansing when the downtown association hosts its third annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square. The free event is 5 to 7:30 p.m. on the 100 and 200 blocks of South Washington.
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Wednesday, October 27,2010

State your case

A Q&A with candidates for the 30th Circuit Court

by City Pulse Staff
Lansing assistant city attorney Billie Jo O’Berry, 54, is in her fifth judicial race. Clinton Canady III, 62, is a trial attorney who owns a private practice. This is his first time running for an elected position.The two are running for the seat of James Giddings, who is retiring.
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Wednesday, October 27,2010

Snyder, Bernero have their differences

by Kyle Melinn
Snyder, a Battle Creek native, didn’t have much support from GOP activists in the primary. No Right to Life. No chamber. Few elected officials. He dug into his healthy bank account for $6 million. Bought some slick TV ads from Hollywood. Created the loveable nerd schtick.
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Wednesday, October 27,2010

It’s experience vs. passion in secretary of state race

by Kyle Melinn
The 2010 secretary of state’s race has turned into a referendum on the Democratic nominee, a 33-year-old election attorney whom Democrats frame as a champion for voters’ rights. A Wayne State University professor, she wrote a book on being secretary of state and numerous articles on the elections process.
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Wednesday, October 27,2010

Leyton, Schuette lobby to be 'Top Cop'

by Kyle Melinn
Historically, attorney general campaigns in Michigan have revolved around law enforcement.The 2010 match-up between Democratic Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton and former appellate judge Bill Schuette is not an exception. Both have taken pains to puff up their law enforcement credentials while thrashing the others’.
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Wednesday, October 27,2010

Young, Davis seek return to Supreme Court

by Kyle Melinn
In split cases, the vocal Young tends to side with hospitals, insurance companies and businesses at the expense of consumers, patients and accident victims on the argument that he’s interpreting the law as written, without adding meaning to the text. The decisions, his supporters argue, end up meaning lower costs for products.
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