Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero Says He Won't Seek 4th TermLongtime Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero surprisingly announced on Monday that he will not seek re-election for what would be his fourth term in office.
Lansing Mayor Calls For Moratorium On New Medical Pot ShopsVirg Bernero wants to stop further openings of shops that sell medical marijuana in Lansing until new regulations governing them are approved by the city council.
Lansing Mayor Defends $160K Payout For Former City AttorneyLansing's mayor is defending his handling of a separation agreement with a former city attorney who left her job last month with payout of more than $160,000.
Lansing Mayor Plans Efforts To Boost Neighborhoods, ServicesLansing Mayor Virg Bernero is boosting efforts to revitalize neighborhoods, improve city services and spur economic growth.
Lansing's Mayor Wants To Set Up City Hall In New LocationA renovation of Lansing's current city hall would cost $50 million to $60 million while redeveloping another building as a new city hall would save millions says the mayor.
Lansing Mayor Talks Vigilance, Compassion For RefugeesMayor Virg Bernero says they trust that the federal government will do the proper screening of refugees.
Lansing Mayor, Tommy Chong Speak At 44th Hash BashHeadlined by comedian and famed marijuana supporter Tommy Chong, the 44th annual "Hash Bash" brought together people of various ages, races and backgrounds to talk about cannabis.
Lansing Mayor On 'Crusade To End (Pot) Prohibition,' Says He's Never Tried It HimselfMayor Virg Bernero says he's not worried about the political risks of appearing at this weekend's pro-marijuana rally.
Tommy Chong To Headline 44th Annual 'Hash Bash' In Ann ArborAlso expected to attend the pro-marijuana is Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero.
Appeals Court Clears Way For Lansing Tribal CasinoAn Indian tribe from the Upper Peninsula can finally move ahead with plans to build a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing.
Tribe Loses Court Decision Over Lansing CasinoA federal judge suddenly has put the brakes on plans for an American Indian casino in Lansing.
Detroiters Behaving Badly: Top 10 In 2012 You’ve heard tales of their unseemly, ridiculous and dirty deeds throughout the year — those southeast Michiganders who were more naughty than nice in 2012.
Lansing Sets STEM Week CelebrationThe new three R’s are spelled S-T-E-M. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math, and the Information Technology Empowerment Center (ITEC) is partnering with more than a dozen community groups to kick off Lansing’s first STEM Week, Nov. 26-30.
Plans Move Forward For Proposed Lansing CasinoPlans for a $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing are moving forward, with city officials announcing a land-purchase agreement with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
Lansing Pulls Off Redevelopment Of Old Knapp's Department StoreA city that turned an eyesore former power station into an insurance company headquarters obviously has a knack for the unlikely, if not the impossible. And the next step is an old department store.