News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Presses Forward on Lawsuit to Protect Legal Abortion

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LANSING, Mich. — After a draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade leaked yesterday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer renewed her commitment to protecting abortion access in Michigan.

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News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Announces Launch of First-Ever Statewide Housing Plan

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LANSING, Mich. – Michigan’s first-ever Statewide Housing Plan (SHP), a five-year blueprint charting priorities, goals and strategies to address the intricate and multifaceted challenges impacting housing equity, was launched to a crowd of housing industry leaders at the Building Michigan Communities Conference on May 6.

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News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Celebrates Appointment of Jolene Hardesty to the Not Invisible Act Commission

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LANSING, Mich. — On May 6, Governor Gretchen Whitmer celebrated the appointment of Jolene Hardesty, Missing Persons Clearinghouse Analyst for the Michigan State Police, to the national Not Invisible Act Commission.

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News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Announces Grant to Connect 225 Veterans with Registered Apprenticeships in Michigan’s Construction Industry

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LANSING, Mich.—On May 6, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) awarded Helmets to Hardhats a $250,000 grant to support the Michigan Construction Apprenticeship post-Military Opportunity (MiCAMO) Program that will connect 225 Veterans with Registered Apprenticeships in Michigan’s construction industry.

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News Spotlight: US Department of Labor finds employer’s pay practices denied 7 Michigan residential healthcare workers $94K in back wages

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LANSING, MI – Residential healthcare workers often provide around-the-clock assistance with essential daily living tasks for some of our most vulnerable people. Theirs, however,

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News Spotlight: Suspicious Death Investigation

 

On November 19, 2020 at approximately 11:20 a.m. Lansing Police were dispatched to an apartment in the 5500 block of Joshua St on a medical call. Ingham County 911 dispatch advised responding officers that a witness at the apartment stated a male subject was in need of medical attention.
 

News Spotlight: Man Who Stole Ambulance From Sparrow Charged

 

On October 20, 2020 at  5:45 p.m. Lansing Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of E. Michigan (Sparrow Hospital) in regard to a stolen vehicle complaint.
 
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News Spotlight: City of Lansing Election 2020 Lansing Police Department and the City Clerk’s Office will be vigilant in ensuring a Safe Election

 LANSING, MI –The Police Department is increasing vigilance in coordination with the Lansing City Clerk’s Office, to ensure a safe and secure election in the City of Lansing.

Peckham Names New Chief Operating Officer

 

LANSING, MI- Peckham has named Lisa Webb Sharpe as its new Chief  Operating Officer (COO). Webb Sharpe will begin her appointment in late  August 2020, and will join the C-team in leading the award-winning  organization in the achievement of its mission and business operations.  

Suspect Arrested in West Cavanaugh Arson

On October 14, 2020 at 9:55 p.m., Lansing Police were dispatched to an apartment in the 1000 block of W. Cavanaugh on a burglary complaint.  Dispatch updated responding officers that the suspect, Keyona Amaris Young , 26-year-old female, had made entry into the apartment and was attempting to set it on fire.