Second candidate in 10th District County Commission race cited for campaign violations

Robert O. Pena, one of three democrats vying for the 10th District County Commission seat, is the second candidate in the race to be cited for violating the Michigan Campaign Finance Act. In this instance, Pena was cited in June for failing to have a paid for disclosure on his yard signs. Communications with Ingham …

UPDATED: County Commissioner referred to state election officials

THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM THOMAS MORGAN, ONE OF TWO PEOPLE CHALLENGING COMMISSIONER DENNIS LOUNEY IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY. Ingham County Commissioner Dennis Louney has been referred to the Michigan Bureau of Elections at the Secretary of State’s office for using his county email address on his campaign literature. “I believe Dennis …

July 12 Capital City Recap Guests

Tonight on Capital City Recap on WILS 1320 AM, my guests will be: — Andrew Brisbo, executive director of the state’s medical marijuana bureau — Lansing City Councilwoman Carol Wood discussing Lansing Housing Commission and the city’s lawsuit against Spartan Internet — Brent Forsberg, local developer, Discussing creating inviting spaces as a development and economic …

‘No Confidence’

The Lansing City Council voted 5-2 to pass a resolution of ‘no confidence’ regarding the Lansing Housing Commission Board of Commissioners. Councilmember At-Large Kathie Dunbar voted no on the resolution as did 4th Ward Councilman Brian Jackson. Councilmembers Carol Wood, Adam Hussain, Jody Washington, Jeremy Garza and Patricia Spitzley all voted in favor of the …

Homeless Hotel Revival?

At tonight’s Lansing City Council meeting, not only will the legislative body consider the development agreement for the Red Cedar Project, as well as a resolution of “no confidence” on the Lansing Housing Commission; it will also consider a request to rezone the former Magnuson Hotel. That property, nestled off 96 at the confluence of …