Mayor Andy Schor

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Lansing City Councilmember Patricia Spitzley has formally announced her candidacy in this year’s mayoral election.

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Lansing Mayor Andy Schor has made official his plan to seek re-election. Schor was first elected to the city’s top job four years ago.

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This week, the Lansing Fire Department fired an employee who is also the co-leader of Black Lives Matter Lansing.

 

Activist Michael Lynn Jr. has been a prominent critic of city officials including Lansing Mayor Andy Schor and Police Chief Daryl Green.


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The Mayor’s Racial Justice and Equity Alliance in Lansing conducted an online community update Tuesday. The presentation included reports on what is being done about city worker training and youth development. Police Chief Daryl Green was part of a discussion on the panel's criminal justice and public safety work.


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Lansing Mayor Andy Schor highlighted his efforts at addressing diversity and accountability during Wednesday's 2021 Virtual State of the City Address.

Mayor Schor touted his efforts in working with Lansing’s police chief to reform policies for traffic stops and putting an end to “no knock” searches.


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Lansing Mayor Andy Schor, now in the final year of his term, is set to deliver the 2021 State of The City on February 3. Schor has already stated his main priorities this year will include handling the coronavirus pandemic, continuing racial justice and equity work, and dealing with the city’s budget.

2020 proved to be a chaotic year rife with controversies for Schor, who has not announced if he plans to run again.

Mayor Andy Schor Delivers His 2020 State Of The City Address
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2020 was a challenging year for many city leaders including Lansing Mayor Andy Schor.

The coronavirus pandemic, a storming of the state Capitol and a summer of protests against racial inequity and police brutality.

In the first month of the new year, WKAR’s Sophia Saliby spoke with Schor to reflect and look forward.


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Lansing’s mayor is praising preparations for the possibility of armed protests at the state Capitol on Sunday and over the next week.

 


Lansing Mayor Andy Schor and city department heads are foregoing annual pay raises for 2021.

  

The Lansing city council has decided not to include a proposed police funding cut in its budget recommendation to the mayor.


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