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.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she was "alarmed" by the allegations against MSU board chair Rema Vassar and that she will be watching the Board of Trustees "closely" before taking action to remove a trustee or changing the Michigan Constitution.
The Michigan State University community was left shocked after trustee Brianna Scott called for the removal of board chair Rema Vassar in a letter Sunday night.
Michigan Reconnect was established by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2021. Whitmer recently lowered the age qualification requirement for Michigan Reconnect from 25 years old to 21 years old, opening the opportunity to younger students.
On Oct. 3, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer celebrated the agritourism across the state by declaring October as Michigan Agritourism Month to commemorate the hard work done by farms across Michigan.
2024 presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. came to Lansing for a ‘meet and greet’ with Michigan voters. Kennedy discussed aspects of his campaign platform and answered questions from attendees.
Community organizations across the greater Lansing area have introduced boxes and vending machines to supply free Narcan kits. Their goal is to reduce opioid overdose in the city.