Header-lansing_1.jpg
 
Home » Articles »   By Sam Inglot
 
 
Wednesday, March 13,2013

Howls of protest

Coalition plans on getting 2014 referendum to ban wolf hunting

by Sam Inglot
Tuesday, Jan. 22 — A coalition seeking to protect Michigan wolves has launched a referendum campaign in response to legislation passed in the lame duck session that makes the state’s small wolf population open to hunting.
Read more
Wednesday, March 13,2013

Financial Empowerment Center in store for Lansing

Grant allows city to help economically struggling residents

by Sam Inglot
Tuesday, Jan. 8 — With the help of a hefty $1.5 million grant, Lansing will be able to help thousands of low-income residents get one-on-one financial counseling to tackle their economic woes and help pull them out of poverty.
Read more
Wednesday, March 13,2013

'Walk of Shame'

Protesters bash Gov. Snyder and state reps who supported right to work

by Sam Inglot
Wednesday, Jan. 9 — Around college towns, the phrase “walk of shame” is usually reserved for co-eds who walk home with smudged makeup and a broken heel after a long night of partying. But today, protesters wanted the first day of the new legislative session to be an embarrassing walk for state representatives who supported right to work last month.
Read more
Wednesday, March 13,2013

On LSD

Board of Education elects new leadership

by Sam Inglot
Thursday, Jan. 10 — The Lansing Board of Education approved a new slate of board officers at an organizational meeting tonight, electing Guillermo López to replace Myra Ford as board president.
Read more
Wednesday, March 13,2013

Bernero: ‘Put down the guns, stop the killing’

Mayors group calls for federal action to reduce gun violence

by Sam Inglot
Monday, Jan. 14 — The Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition is calling on the federal government for universal background checks when purchasing guns, a ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines and making gun trafficking a federal crime.
Read more
Wednesday, March 13,2013

‘Comprehensive immigration reform’

Immigration reform advocates: Deportations are tearing families apart

by Sam Inglot
Tuesday, Jan. 15 — Several groups who want U.S. immigration laws reformed met on the steps of the Capitol Building today as part of a national movement to call the federal government to action.
Read more
Wednesday, March 13,2013

Real talk about counterfeit goods

MSU experts, federal agent: Product counterfeiting is a profitable, dangerous industry

by Sam Inglot
Wednesday, Jan. 16 — If you think counterfeit goods are limited to Coach handbags and football jerseys, think again. Experts from Michigan State University and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security say everything from Christmas lights and toothpaste to pesticides and aviation parts are counterfeited.
Read more
Wednesday, March 13,2013

On LSD

Lansing school board begins looking at budget cuts

by Sam Inglot
Friday, Jan. 18 — The Lansing Board of Education has started to outline costs the district could cut to keep the budget in line.
Read more
Wednesday, March 13,2013

Finding LGBT-friendly businesses

App designer turns to crowd sourcing to fund her project that rates LGBT-friendly businesses

by Sam Inglot
Thursday, Feb. 27 — A masters thesis turned Kickstarter project aims to rate LGBT-friendly businesses through a mobile device and computer application. Emily Brozovic began work on an application she’s calling “People Like Me” about a year and a half ago as part of her digital media and art technology master’s thesis at Michigan State University. The app is designed to allow users to rate businesses on their LGBT-friendliness. After graduation in the summer, she decided to continue the project and make it a full-blown product.
Read more
Wednesday, March 13,2013

‘Flipping the bird to science’

U.P. legislator is trying to undermine the Department of Natural Resources with proposed bill

by Sam Inglot
Friday, March 1 — Even though he’s from the natural-resource rich wilds of the Upper Peninsula, state Sen. Tom Casperson is ticking off a lot of people in the environmental community. It started out with his wolf-hunting bill that’s widely unpopular with environmental and animal groups. Now he’s pushing for legislation that opponents say would limit protections for ecosystems and that undermines the state Department of Natural Resources.
Read more
 
 
 
 
: Please Configure.
 
Search Archive
Search Archive:
 
 

© 2014 City Pulse

City Pulse. 2001 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing, MI 48912.
Phone: (517)371-5600. Fax: (517) 999-6066.
E-mail: publisher@lansingcitypulse.com

 
Close