Wednesday, May 29 — Due to a tie vote at its meeting tonight, the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission will reconsider approving a project that would expand Michigan Flyer’s bus routes at its next meeting on June 26.
Thursday, June 6 — State Rep. Andy Schor, D-Lansing, introduced legislation today that would allow people who are facing mortgage foreclosure to take their case before a judge if their lender has been shady with its practices.
Nobody had to take Erica Ward aside at her graduation party and whisper the word "elephants" in her ear. She knew what she wanted to do the first time she bandaged a pachyderm's sore foot and got an appreciative subsonic rumble in response.
The "Mike Rogers for U.S. Senate?" rumor wasn't circulating long before the Democrats in Washington picked up the phone and started gauging interest in possible 8th Congressional District candidates. Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum and Ingham County Clerk Eric Schertzing were among those who piqued the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's interest several weeks ago.
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: It is not enough to only reimagine blighted buildings — the entire property must be considered. This northwest corner parcel at Kalamazoo and Leslie streets is aching for change.
For the second year in a row, a majority of the Lansing City Council removed funding for a part-time position in Mayor Virg Bernero's budget proposal. And on Monday night, for the second year in a row, the Council didn't have the necessary six votes to override the mayor’s veto when he put it back in.
Toby and Donna built their Meridian Township home 25 years ago where they raised three daughters. More recently, they enjoyed having their grandkids visit. But in 2011, even after making every payment on a mortgage modification, Bank of America tried to foreclose on them and sell their house.
Rick Snyder has one accomplishment the cynics thought impossible: He has united the state's Democratic Party. The gubernatorial election is 17 months away and Democrats already have their candidate: former U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer.