Lansing Mayor gives State of the City Address, acknowledges success and upcoming Red Cedar Renaissance project

In his State of the City address, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero focused on current success in the auto industry, acknowledged problems with the ice storm response and touted the future launch of the Red Cedar Renaissance project. Bernero delivered his speech Jan. 30 at Grand River General Motors Plant as a way of emphasizing the resurgence of the auto industry. “I am pleased to report the state of our city is strong, and getting stronger,” Bernero said in his speech. Bernero also noted the city has climbed out of deficit.

Partnerships were reoccurring theme in Lansing Mayor’s State of City address

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said he wants to boost the local economy through creating business partnerships outside of the area. Bernero addressed a full house of more than 100 city officials, local citizens and reporters on Jan. 30 at the Lansing General Motors Grand River Plant where he delivered his annual State of the City speech. “The power of partnership will be a recurring theme in my remarks tonight,” said Bernero, who was making his ninth State of the City address. “…