A new ordinance could require installation of electric vehicle charging stations for all new East Lansing site plans with private parking lots for 50 cars or more. The cost would be incurred by private property owners. Eli's Dan Totzkay reports.
The City of East Lansing won't release material that would show in what lawsuits it is engaged. An attorney for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press explains why East Lansing's taxpayers have a right to this information.
Would a new kind of zoning code under consideration – one that prescribes specific architectural requirements – be a boon or a boondoggle for our City? And which neighborhoods might be affected? ELi's Alice Dreger and Jessy Gregg bring you a special report.
Who is doing the negotiating over the $100-million-dollar, public-private Park Place deal? And what major zoning change is Planning Commission about to consider, even though there's been no site plan submitted? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Judges Andrea Larkin and Richard Ball, 54B District Court staff, and several opioid addiction survivors are pleading with Council not to consolidate 54B District Court with other local courts. Why? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Recently a reader asked us why we didn't explain the reasoning behind Mayor Pro Tem Erik Altman's actions related to medical marijuana, and suggested that we were afraid to push for real answers. ELi's Publisher Alice Dreger explains why it's not quite that simple.
Last week East Lansing City Council voted down a proposed ordinance to allow sales of medical marijuana in the city. Last night they took another look, made some changes, and voted unanimously to allow the businesses. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
Some East Lansing landlords are pushing back on Council Member Aaron Stephens' attempts to limit rental periods. They argue the City Attorney has the facts wrong, and have sent their own attorneys in. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Amidst Council Member Aaron Stephens' thwarted attempts to increase transparency, following little public notice, East Lansing's City Council will hold a special meeting and possible vote tomorrow on marijuana regulation.
Yesterday the DDA approved a draft purchase agreement with Royal Apartments USA, Inc. for the sale of public properties for the redevelopment known as "Park Place." ELi's Jessy Gregg explains what happened, and what's next.