kelly rossman-mckinney http://michiganradio.org en Lansing casino gets a boost (and leads to a resignation) http://michiganradio.org/post/lansing-casino-gets-boost-and-leads-resignation <p>The proposed Lansing casino project has picked up a key endorsement. But there is some controversy of about the decision by a city economic development agency.</p><p>The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians wants to build a new $245 million&nbsp;casino in downtown Lansing.&nbsp; One small parcel of land critical to the project is owned by the Lansing Economic Development Corporation.&nbsp;&nbsp; The LEDC has given its approval to the deal, which will see the group&rsquo;s parcel turned into a temporary casino&nbsp;while construction on the main casino proceeds.</p> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 17:49:25 +0000 Steve Carmody 6319 at http://michiganradio.org Lansing casino gets a boost (and leads to a resignation)