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Current State #13 | January 30, 2013

Jan 30, 2013
Courtesy/City of Lansing

Today on Current State: Lansing City Council President Carol Wood, business start-ups with the NEO Center, serving the local homeless population, and a preview of the BBC's Concert Orchestra performance at the Wharton Center.

EL Council to Address Vacancy

Aug 28, 2012

East Lansing officials will begin moving toward filling a vacancy on the city council tonight.

EL's Power Resigns from City Council

Aug 23, 2012
WKAR file photo

The East Lansing City Council is down one member after Wednesday's unexpected resignation of first-term member Don Power.

Mark Bashore / WKAR

Six months ago, political newcomer Jody Washington became Lansing’s First Ward representative on the city council.  She ran to address serious challenges like the city’s burgeoning, long-term pension and health care deficit. Washington calls her brief tenure a 'roller coaster' and admits being disappointed.  WKAR’s Mark Bashore sat down with her to explore why.

Lansing Council Member Blasts Bernero Over Comment

Jul 10, 2012
WKAR file photo

First term Lansing City Council member Jody Washington has upbraided Mayor Virg Bernero, alleging he referred to her as "Eric Hewitt in drag."