Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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EL City Council grants mayor power to limit public gatherings, discusses COVID-19 response

East Lansing City Council passed Ordinance 1488 on Tuesday granting the mayor the power to limit public gatherings in the event of a state of emergency. Among discussions, council invited community members from local restaurants, the health department, MSU and city staff to discuss how to keep businesses running and health a priority as students return to campus in the midst of a pandemic.

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Gov. Whitmer announces proposals for police reform

The support for reform comes after the governor voiced her support for continued education and diversity and implicit bias training for police officers, in addition to more comprehensive reporting on the use of force by police departments earlier this month.