Pain-free shutdown for our reps Both Lansing-area U.S. representatives continue to collect their congressional paychecks during the federal government shutdown. Mike Rogers, R-Brighton, and Tim Walberg, R-Tipton, are paid $174,000 a year. As former state legislators, both also are eligible for state pensions and health care.
Wednesday, Oct. 9 — The American public has lost patience with Washington. The question is, now what? Congress is unable to do its job. It displays neither competence nor responsibility. It lurches — reeling from crisis to crisis, each one self-manufactured in an effort to postpone the reckoning from some earlier crisis.
Thursday, Sept. 26 — City Pulse asked candidates for City Council and the Mayor's Office to complete questionnaires leading up to this year's General Election on Nov. 5.
Click on their names below to see their responses. Not all candidates have submitted responses as of 5 p.m. Se...
Friday, Oct. 4 — A jury trial scheduled for Monday in Lansing residents Steve and Maria Green’s custody case has been rescheduled for Oct. 28 following new allegations that a hair follicle test of their 7-month-old daughter was positive for marijuana.
Saturday, Sept. 28 — Each week, City Pulse will run a series of stories produced by Capital News Service correspondents at Michigan State University’s School of Journalism. While reports cover the entire state, some will be focused on the greater Lansing region.