As the Michigan legislature wrapped up session last month, many bills and legislative priorities were left untouched and undecided on, leaving key legislation "in limbo."
Kathy Wilbur, 70, the first woman to direct three state of Michigan departments and a fixture of the MSU community, died Sunday morning.
The American Freedom Law Center and Great Lakes Justice Center filed a 36-page lawsuit challenging Article I, § 28 of the Michigan constitution, also known as Proposal 3, on the anniversary of its passage, Nov. 8th.
When discussing the police departments' role in pedestrian safety, Chad Pride, the East Lansing Police Department deputy chief, said that education and enforcement must follow the written traffic laws that protect pedestrians.
The Equality Act seeks to amend current longstanding legislation in order to fill that gap by amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include protections against discrimination when it comes to employment, housing, education, the jury system, federally funded programs, credit and public accommodations and facilities. Michigan representatives are some of the sponsors of this amendment.
The East Lansing Human Rights Commission hosted a Coffee & Conversation about autism and neurodivergence within the community.
For many, before the Feb. 13 shooting on Michigan State University's campus, Grand River Avenue was a safe place to be. Since then, however, many East Lansing businesses have had to make accommodations and create precautions to prepare for a emergent safety threats.
Throughout cities within Michigan, and even across the United States, cities are banning short-term rentals for living spaces.
Many climate activists do not think that the Clean Energy Package does enough to combat the current climate crisis, especially following negotiations that undermined many of the provisions.
This past October, the city of Lansing conducted one of their semi-annual city council election polls to get a pulse on local issues and what constituents want to see from elected officials. Public safety was polled as the largest issue for residents.
Whitmer is considering changing the general statewide election process for three universities so that the universities' trustees would acquire their position on the Board of Trustees by governor appointment only.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and University Drive early Sunday morning. The victim was not affiliated with MSU, a university spokesperson said.
As cities across the United States still monitor the last of COVID-19’s effects on city development, most downtown areas in Michigan have fully opened back up since the outbreak.
Proposal 2 was passed during the statewide midterms in Nov. 2022, giving voters the opportunity to vote early in every statewide and federal election. Within the coming days for the November local elections, Lansing will be testing out the early voting pilot.