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PPT won't disappear with a 'yes' vote Aug. 5

Some businesses will be free of the personal property tax but not others.

July 25, 2014
One fact about Michigan’s personal property tax on business equipment is apparently overlooked in the blizzard of support for Proposal 1 on the Aug. 5 ballot. Read More

Supporters trying to educate voters on Proposal 1

The wording on the ballot may not be clear to some voters.

June 27, 2014
It’s hard to find any organization firmly opposed to Proposal 1 on the Michigan Aug. 5 primary election ballot, but that does not mean it’s a shoo-in. Read More

GR voters can change how city manages its finances

Ballot approval could lead to new policy that creates an audit committee and officer.

October 27, 2012
Voters in the city of Grand Rapids will have an opportunity Nov. 6 to alter how the city manages its finances. Proposal 1 on the city’s portion of the election-day ballot asks registered voters if they want to change the city comptroller’s position from an elected one to an appointed one. Read More