CNS Budget – April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 – Week 12 To: CNS Editors From: Dave Poulson & Sheila Schimpf For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; For other matters, contact CNS Director Eric Freedman at (517) 355-4729 … Continue reading →

Michigan families get $70 million for child care

By MAXWELL EVANS Capital News Service LANSING — An influx of federal money is expected to put more children from Michigan’s struggling families into child care programs. Families who meet eligibility requirements, including an income cutoff and employment or high … Continue reading →

Cherry growers worry about rising imports

By KALEY FECH Capital News Service LANSING – Michigan is the nation’s top producer of tart cherries but increasing imports from foreign countries worry the state’s growers. “Michigan grows 75 to 80 percent of the U.S. supply of tart cherries … Continue reading →

South Lansing battles against a planned self-storage unit

By Emma-Jean Bedford
Listen Up Lansing

LANSING — I oppose, I oppose, I oppose. These were the words that were firmly stated by many passionate south Lansing citizens at the Lansing City Council meeting on April 13. But, why? The vacant building at 930 W. Holmes Road is undergoing a rezoning debate within the community of south Lansing. Project developer Randy Yono is requesting to rezone this area in hopes of building an indoor self-storage unit.