Andy Schor

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The race for Lansing’s mayor took a couple of twists on Sunday. Former mayor Virg Bernero has ended his bid to return to city hall.

Angela Waters Austin address a crowd during a protest
Zach Whaley

Many government and business leaders pledged to increase diversity and accountability following the police killing of George Floyd. WKAR's Sophia Saliby spoke with Angela Waters Austin about her work to promote racial equity and what she believes still needs to change in the city of Lansing.

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In a Facebook post, Lansing mayor Andy Schor condemned President Donald Trump's racist comments against four congresswomen of color. 

Lansing Celebrates 30th Michigan Pride Event

Jun 17, 2019
People marching in front of the capitol building in Lansing, Michigan
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On Saturday, the Michigan Pride Festival celebrated its 30th year in Lansing. Upbeat music and rainbow flags were spread out throughout march, which began on Grand Avenue and ended on the steps of the State Capitol building. Those in attendance included drag queens, local politicians, several churches and many families.

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Lansing Mayor Andy Schor has announce a reorganization of his office.

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Lansing Mayor Andy Schor has issued his first veto, for a modification the city council made to his proposed budget. 

The primary for Lansing City Council candidates is Tuesday. Voters will be tasked with narrowing the field of candidates on the ballot before the general election in November.
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The Lansing City Council has passed Mayor Andy Schor’s 2020 fiscal year budget. Missing from the approved budget is the Mayor’s renewable energy proposal. 

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The City of Lansing wants to power city buildings with 100 percent renewable energy by this July, says Lansing Mayor Andy Schor.

In a strongly worded press release, Lansing mayor Andy Schor addressed several points made in an open letter by former fire chief Randy Talifarro regarding the mayor's leadership and racial diversity within the department.

Mayor Andy Schor declared a "Snow Emergency" for the City of Lansing Monday, imposing travel restrictions and shuttering city offices and courts for the day.
Abigail Censky, WKAR

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor declared a snow emergency Monday morning  bracing for hours of snow and single-digit temperatures later in the week. Shortly thereafter, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, ordered that the all state government offices performing non-essential functions would close at 10 a.m. and all state employees would go home. The State Capitol building was also closed.