Mayor Meadows talks about property tax reduction

How East Lansing’s proposal would cut property taxes

On the Nov. 7 ballot, East Lansing City Council is proposing to lower the current property tax rate of 17.56 mills to 13 mills. The property tax proposal comes after proposal A on the Nov. 7 ballot, calling for an income tax increase for residents and non-residents of East Lansing. If the income tax proposal is voted on, then the property tax option would be available.

Watch Focal Point: “Me Too” campaign, inside Little Caesers Arena and more

An inside look into the new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Hear how students are reacting to the viral social media campaign, “#MeToo.” The first Costco in the mid-Michigan area opens in Meridian Township. Plus, in honor of the winningest coach in Spartan basketball history, the Breslin Center debuts the Tom Izzo Hall of History. Those stories and more on Focal Point.

Michigan State University homecoming parade: 2017 edition

East Lansing citizens, Michigan State alumni and students gathered along Grand River for the annual homecoming parade Oct. 20. Onlookers cheered as Grand Marshall Tyler Oakley, a 2012 graduate of Michigan State and YouTube star, rode past, along with the sounds of the Spartan Marching Band and high school bands.