Whitmer renames Lewis Cass Building ‘Elliott-Larsen Building’

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed an executive order  to rename the state-owned Lewis Cass Building in downtown Lansing to the “Elliott-Larsen Building,” honoring the legislators who sponsored Michigan’s landmark civil rights act. In 1976, state Reps. Melvin Larsen (R-Oxford) and Daisy Elliott (D-Detroit) co-sponsored the legislation. Gov. William Milliken signed it into law in … Continue reading Whitmer renames Lewis Cass Building ‘Elliott-Larsen Building’