Just a day after launching Lansing’s Online News, journalist Todd Heywood also began a stint on 1320 WILS doing fill in on the Capital City Recap on more compelling talk radio 1320 WILS. Check out his first eight interviews:
Christopher Stralkowski discusses the Red Cedar development deal and plans being led by Lansing developer Joel Ferguson and Ohio developer Frank Kass on the former Red Cedar Golf Course in Lansing.
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor discusses the a lawsuit brought by the city of Lansing seeking nearly $1 million given to Spartan Internet Consulting to upgrade and create a media center in the former Holmes Street School and he gives on update and response to the ongoing scrutiny of the Lansing Housing Commission.
Lansing City Council President Carol Wood discusses the move by council to issue a resolution of “no confidence” on the Lansing Housing Commission, the Spartan Internet lawsuit and more.
Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope chats about preparing for the Aug. 7 ballot including the dual election for the 68th House District.
Brian McGrain, director of the department of Planning and Economic Development, provides insight and updates on the move to inspect and register nearly 800 individual units under the ownership and oversight of the Lansing Housing Commission.
David Hecker from the American Federation of Teachers discusses the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Janus case. That decision made the U.S. a “right to work” state, allowing employees in places covered by unions contracts to benefit from the negotiated contracts without paying into the union.
Rachelle White, vice president of Southwest Action Group (SWAG), discusses the problematic issues at Pleasant Grove and Holmes Rd. and plans to remake the intersection into a place making activity center focused on healthy lifestyles.
Lansing City Council First Ward Councilwoman Jody Washington shares her experience and observations from meeting with residents of the Lansing Housing Commission’s Hildebrandt facility in N. Turner St. She also renews her calls for LHC chair Tony Baltimore and Executive Director Martel Armstrong.
You can listen to all the interviews on WILS 1320’s website here.