Wednesday, May 11 — State Rep. Joan Bauer, D-Lansing, said today she was “surprised” and “dismayed” at a late amendment approved in the state House of Representatives’ omnibus education bill last week that proposes to cut state aid by another 5 percent for public universities that offer benefits that include covering same-sex partners.
Tuesday, May 17 — Lansing City Council voted Monday 5-3 Monday to approve Mayor Virg Bernero’s budget proposal largely as he had laid it out March after amending it to allow for restoring up to 61 positions that are scheduled to be cut.Council members Kathie Dunbar, Tina Hought...
Thursday, May 19 — First Ward Lansing City Council candidate Lynne Martinez’s campaign officially kicked off today in front of a dozen supporters and curious voters outside of Gone Wired Café on Lansing’s east side.
Friday, May 20 — The Lansing Election Commission voted unanimously today on a plan to redraw a portion of Second, Third and Fourth Ward boundaries that will change ward-of-residence for about 2,000 Lansing residents.
Tuesday, May 24 — Council members want more details. The city says they don’t exist.That sums up why three Lansing City Council members blocked two proposals set forth by the Bernero administration that would have asked voters permission to sell city parkland. The City Charter ...
Wednesday, May 25 — “This is our defining moment!” Lansing Board of Water & Light General Manager J. Peter Lark proclaimed this morning at the groundbreaking ceremony for BWL’s new cogeneration plant in REO Town attended by Gov. Rick Snyder.
Thursday, June 2 — The Lansing City Council was notified today that the city spent $21,337.48 on removing snow and ice from properties as part of its snow removal ordinance that was adopted in September.
Friday, June 3 — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will use the City Market on Monday as the setting to announce a series of nationwide grants to clean contaminated properties and spur economic development.