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Key Uptown BID vote is underway

Property owners will decide fate of business improvement district.

May 24, 2013
Voting begins this week to determine whether property owners on the southeast side of Grand Rapids want to establish the Uptown Business Improvement District, pay a special property assessment and enact the district’s marketing and development plan. Read More

Lawmakers propose making elected sheriffs and prosecutors non-partisan positions

February 26, 2013
LANSING — Two traditional political battlegrounds could become, well, less bloody, if 83 county prosecutors and 83 county sheriffs were elected without Democratic or Republican affiliations. Read More

Street Talk: A surge-less summer for small business

Thinkin' Dunkin'

November 17, 2012
Was small business in Michigan really sitting listlessly on the sidelines through the summer of 2012, worrying about the November election? Read More

Insurance uncertainties problematic

Michigan’s proposed health insurance exchange is due to the feds Nov. 16.

November 10, 2012
The election caused some employers to delay decisions about next year’s employee health benefits, but the waiting isn’t over yet. There’s still the Michigan health insurance exchange, which is under wraps until Nov. 16, when Gov. Rick Snyder has to submit it to the federal Health & Human Services agency in Washington, D.C., according to Robert Heintz of the Lighthouse Group. Read More

Metro Council supports emergency manager measure

State Attorney General believes members made good choices

October 15, 2012
With election day approaching, members of the Grand Valley Metro Council took unanimous stands on five of the six ballot measures voters will weigh in on in a few weeks. Read More

Heres the score No more 8 More

September 9, 2012

Last week, the Michigan Supreme Court apparently drove a stake into the heart of the would-be November ballot proposal to amend the state constitution to allow eight more “private” — non-Native American — casinos in the state.

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