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.