Capitol

Officials plan for new park around Capitol

Feb 4, 2014
Bob Johnson

Along with two other U.S. capitals, Lansing will receive Green Design Assistance from the EPA. The project the city plans to develop under the Greening America’s Capitals program is a park on the state capitol complex.

Jake Neher / MPRN

Police say they’ve zeroed-in on the person who defaced the state Capitol building last week with spray paint.

Capitol Building Vandalized Overnight

Sep 6, 2012
Jake Neher / MPRN

State police are trying to find who is responsible for vandalizing the state Capitol building early Thursday morning. Facilities workers say the damage is the worst they’ve seen in decades.

Courtesy: State of Michigan

Governor Rick Snyder calls for a slight boost in spending in his budget proposal for the coming fiscal year – with more money for police, schools, and universities.  The governor says this year’s spending plan is built on tough decisions made last year.