Yesterday the City announced abruptly that Council would meet today to swear-in the new members and elect the next Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem. Just as abruptly, the meeting has been cancelled. Rep. Sam Singh calls the scene "sloppy."
The City issues a surprise announcement that there will be a special meeting of East Lansing’s City Council tomorrow. The Council will choose who will serve as Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem for the next two years.
One MSU administrator who is against the income tax has questioned whether a city East Lansing's size should have a public library. How does our city compare to other Michigan cities our size? Sheryl Knox gathered the data for us.
Since mid-August, about fifty East Lansing residents have been out on the streets—and at parks, the farmers’ market, and the MSU campus—working to change the Michigan constitution. Why? ELi's Chris Root reports.
While the one MSU student running for City Council says he’s voting for the income tax proposal, two student leaders tell ELi they are against the income tax. Meanwhile, an MSU Vice President is warning students about possible consequences of an income tax.
East Lansing firefighters have been knocking on doors to urge a “yes” vote on the income tax. But the group’s literature may be confusing voters, and according to County Clerk Barb Byrum, the group has violated Michigan’s Campaign Finance Act.