"Black people lived in East Lansing and bought homes likely through white proxy-buyers, but Dr. Green sued the Lansing Board of Realtors and then prevailed in that lawsuit, really effectively in being the ability for people to discriminate against you based on your skin color," East Lansing's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Administrator Elaine Hardy said.
Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon aimed to reduce racial disparities in felony firearm charges by introducing a new policy to forbid charging a felony firearm offense except under "most extreme circumstances." At an East Lansing City Council meeting Sept. 14, Ingham County Sheriff Scott Wriggelsworth appeared before the council to share his displeasure with this new policy.
Cannabis caregivers and growers gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday to express their discontent with the newly proposed bill that would change the standing, voter-approved legislation.
When Aaron Stephens filled the role as mayor of East Lansing in July 2020, he asked Gregg to be his Mayor Pro Tem. A position she accepted so long as Stephens promised her he would not quit. So, when Stephens resigned from office almost exactly a year after assuming the position, Gregg said she was struck with stress as she was shoved into the role of mayor.