Lansing mayor Virg Bernero’s State of the City address celebrated recent positive economic news for the capitol city.
But perhaps the biggest applause line in the speech last night involved the future of Lansing’s city-owned utility.
Last year, Mayor Virg Bernero appointed a committee to study ways of solving Lansing’s chronic budget problems. One option the panel has been looking at is privatizing the Lansing Board of Water and Light.
But Bernero says he wants that idea off the table.