East Lansing's government now publicly admits violating federal conflict-of-interest rules in a matter involving the City Attorney. But it is still resisting releasing related government communications.
The Hannah Community Center is on the list of possible budget cuts for Council's consideration. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports on the history of the center, what it provides and costs, and what closing it would mean.
A special investigation by ELi suggests that, at best, recent City Council approvals of special pension credit purchases will add uncertainty to the City’s legacy debt. At worst, they may add to the City’s financial load. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
The City has cancelled this Saturday's annual City Council Budget Retreat, putting it off until external consultants can report the public's response to ideas for the budget. ELi's Alice Dreger reports on the delay and on the cost of the public input sessions.
What will the resignation of MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon mean for the city of East Lansing? ELi's Alice Dreger provides some historical context, and ELi provides statements from East Lansing's Councilmembers.
East Lansing's City Council decided last night to put five tax proposals to the public to see what they think, as Council continues to also seek citizen input on where to cut the budget. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
East Lansing Fire Chief Randy Talifarro and Police Chief Larry Sparkes are warning of the dangers to the public from inadequate staffing of emergency personnel in East Lansing. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
In the aftermath of settlement of a False Claims Act suit, the City of East Lansing is refusing to release official government communications requested under the Freedom of Information Act. We spoke to the Reporters’ Committee for Freedom of the Press about this.
Improvements are coming to White Park and Bailey Park. But where might we see budget cuts affecting Parks & Rec in East Lansing? ELi's Jessy Gregg brings news from the latest Parks & Rec Advisory Commission meeting.
City of East Lansing staff and Council spent time with more than 70 community members Wednesday night to talk about the budget issues facing the City. ELi's Chris Root reports on the first of two planned community engagement meetings.
The Mayor now says City Council did vote to approve the $20,000 settlement in the federal fraud case involving City Attorney Tom Yeadon's property. Council will act tonight to make the vote public, two months later.
With more money coming to East Lansing from Ingham County's Trails and Parks Millage, work on deteriorated pedestrian bridges along East Lansing’s Norther Tier Trail is beginning this month. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.