|By JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — Since receiving $24.8 million from Medicaid to remove lead from contaminated homes almost a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services has abated only 23 homes of lead in Flint. … Continue reading →
|By KALEY FECH Capital News Service LANSING – Some Republican lawmakers want to prevent state departments from creating rules that are tougher than federal regulations. They’re backing a bill that would allow only the Legislature to do that unless there … Continue reading →
|By JINGJING NIE Capital News Service LANSING — Some lawmakers want to reverse a hundred years of conservation and allow hunting of Michigan’s sandhill crane. The push comes as the cranes — by the hundreds — are expected to land … Continue reading →
|By ERIC FREEDMAN Capital News Service LANSING — A bogus scheme to build an eco-friendly “green energy” waste processing facility in Detroit defrauded lenders and investors — including Chinese investors hoping to qualify for U.S. visas — of $4,475,000, according … Continue reading →
|By CARL STODDARD Capital News Service LANSING — Sales of used cars and trucks in Michigan are rising, thanks in part to more vehicles coming off leases. For the past five years, sales of used vehicles in Michigan have been … Continue reading →
Today’s update includes stories on the California wildfires and news from the Boy Scouts.
East Lansing tax proposal protects against double taxation in cities that already have an income tax.
With a short agenda, the Oct. 10 East Lansing City Council meeting lasted only about 30 minutes. That made time during public comments to talk about why two police officers, each with a car, might be seen at even an apparently mundane incident.
The Spartan Newsroom updates the public from story lines like an update of the Vegas shooting all the way to a police dog being reunited with his home after being kidnapped. It’s not something you will want to miss.