Mark Meadows is gearing up for another election campaign in his long and storied political career. ELi's Brad Minor brings us a profile of the current Mayor of East Lansing for our ongoing series on candidates running for election to City Council.
For our continuing series of Council candidate profiles, ELi’s Brad Minor spoke with Erik Altmann recently about his re-election plans. The Mayor Pro Tem believes he has kept his word to the voters and has earned another term on the East Lansing City Council.
Audrey Yonkus has now withdrawn from the race for East Lansing City Council, leaving six candidates for the three open seats. She will be supporting the campaigns of challengers Jessy Gregg and Lisa Babcock.
“We want better government, we deserve better government and we can have better government.” Lisa Babcock, candidate for City Council, believes East Lansing needs a change of leadership. ELi's Brad Minor brings us a profile of her candidacy.
The new East Lansing income tax is now projected to bring in about $1.4 million less than had been estimated pre-vote. So why did City Manager George Lahanas just declare the "great news" that "we are on track"? ELi's Alice Dreger explains the rhetoric and the reality.
Shanna Draheim has announced that she will not be running for re-election to East Lansing’s City Council on the November 5 ballot. There are now five candidates for three seats, with a filing deadline of next Tuesday.
Who is running for City Council? Is P.T. O'Malley's moving into the Menna's Joint space? What happened to the driveway drama? What's the latest with the eBay land sale? Answers to these ELI reader questions and others!
The City of East Lansing recently bought a 26-acre parcel. Now voters will be asked on the November ballot to agree to let Council sell all or part, as Council sees fit. ELi's Brad Minor and Alice Dreger report.
Three East Lansing Council members say the redevelopment moratorium – which disappeared from last night’s agenda – is not related to the November election. So what are their stated reasons, and what is Council planning to do with the moratorium idea?
Warren Stanfield, a pre-law student at Michigan State University, has met with public safety groups and state government representatives in order to discuss community concerns about housing and business development. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports that Stanfield is running for City Council.
Tuesday, East Lansing’s City Council will be talking about a citizen review board for complaints against police and fire officers, and discussing what to do with land sales. Representatives from Royal Vlahakis are also scheduled to appear. What’s up?
A newly-obtained financial analysis shows that consolidation of the District Courts of East Lansing, Lansing, and Ingham County wouldn't save as much money as had originally been hoped. What's at stake for East Lansing, and what is negotiable?