A Democratic candidate for the Ingham County Board of Commissioners has been given less than two weeks to fix a series of mistakes in his campaign finance report or risk falling further out of compliance with state law, county officials said.
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When it comes to issues over which local elected officials have much control, social equity and equality are two. They may not be able to do much about COVID-19 and the economy, but they can help our communities deal with and overcome the byproducts of racism.
Reporter Cole Tunningley speaks with locals Jo Shoup and Ashley Stommen about the coronavirus' impact on nightlife in Lansing. Music editor Rich Tupica closes things out with a track by early Motown act Nick & the Jaguars.
A candidate for Ingham County Board of Commissioners has been fined $1,000 after he filed a report on campaign spending three months late — and only after City Pulse reported that he appeared to have violated state law.
Several political candidates in Ingham, Clinton and Eaton counties have contended that structural racism does not exist within their local communities as social unrest persists ahead of the general election.