Category Archives: Government

The great road debate

By Jalen J. Smith Entirely East Lansing Tomorrow, East Lansing residents are expected to vote in the city elections. Among the proposals on the ballot is a proposed road bill for the state of Michigan from Gov. Rick Snyder. The … Continue reading

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Bill would loosen minor in possession penalties

By Kelly Cullen Entirely East Lansing Over the past year, East Lansing has issued 387 citations to minors for possession of alcohol. Minor in Possession (MIP) is the criminal charge is a misdemeanor for anyone caught with alcohol under the … Continue reading

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Proposal would decriminalize marijuana in East Lansing

By Sean Deters Entirely East Lansing Ethan Slabosky- Coalition for a Safer East Lansing- Audio Interview Marijuana could become decriminalized in East Lansing on May 5. Around 2,300-2,400 signatures collected by a group called Coalition for a Safer East Lansing … Continue reading

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East Lansing taxis view Uber as a “slap in the face”

By Megan McDonnell Entirely East Lansing The Greater Lansing Taxi Authority is working on an agreement with rideshare service Uber to allow it to offer its services within the Greater Lansing area. The authority is the only one in the … Continue reading

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New parking meter app may come to East Lansing soon

By Andrea Urban Entirely East Lansing East Lansing parking administrators are working with a company on an app that might allow you to pay for your parking meter through the app on your phone. The app is called PassportParking Mobile … Continue reading

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Making property sales easy could be hard

By Chris Boggus Entirely East Lansing It would be easier for the city to sell land it owns under a proposed change to the City Charter. The change would lower the margin needed on the ballot to approve sales from … Continue reading

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Snow that slammed East Lansing has ripple effects

By Savannah Swix Entirely East Lansing Sunday, Feb. 1, was the biggest day of the year for professional football as the top teams took the field for the Super Bowl. Fans nationwide gathered to celebrate the event with friends and … Continue reading

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Board votes to keep collecting all taxes in summer

By Jamie DeRosa Entirely East Lansing The board of education in East Lansing has decided to collect 100 percent of the school property taxes in the summer tax levy for the 2015-2016 school year. This keeps with the tradition that … Continue reading

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Community members and Michigan State students march to the East Lansing Police Department

By Jessica Steeley Entirely East Lansing On Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2014, there was a protest march to the East Lansing Police Department in recognition of the National Day of Resistance. The march was held to protest police brutality, criminalization and … Continue reading

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City’s No. 2 issue a hot topic among residents

By Chris Hauler Entirely East Lansing When City Manager George Lahanas took office three years ago, he was surprised to learn how important deer management is to residents. “One big conversation has been about vacant buildings downtown,” said, Lahanas. “The … Continue reading

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