East Lansing City Council candidate Susan Woods has been the subject of a number of complaints regarding conflicts of interest and use of the non-profit East Lansing Film Festival's resources for political business. We asked her to respond.
Bob Nelson, East Lansing’s representative to BWL, has resigned over what he sees as the electric utility's failure to adequately care for poor people in its service area. City Council has named former mayor Doug Jester to replace him.
East Lansing City Council candidate Aaron Stephens has been accused by two fellow MSU students of seriously mismanaging a leadership position at MSU's model United Nations organization, "nearly put[ting] the organization into financial ruin through neglect.”
The Park District redevelopment proposal is dead, and the plans will be scrapped, thanks to legal maneuvering by the properties' former owner. Mayor Mark Meadows tells ELi's Alice Dreger what to expect next.
MSU's Trustees have rejected a deal wherein City Council would pull the income tax proposal if MSU provided $20 million over eight years. Now, Council says, if voters don't approve an income tax, emergency services may be slashed.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) today answered questions from ELi about what's going on with state-level delays on review of the Park District project, a major redevelopment slated to replace the blight downtown.