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Items Tagged with 'veterans'
Nearly 100,000 people in the state were classified as homeless in 2014.
LANSING — The coming winter and dropping temperatures are a great concern for people without a place to live. Read More
Last week, Street Talk reported that Kent County Commissioner Jim Talen thinks it wasn’t necessary to put a proposal on the November general election ballot for a dedicated millage to increase services for military veterans. Read More
Other counties spend more than Kent, which has the fourth-largest number of veterans.
The Kent County Board of Commissioners Millage Subcommittee has sent a proposal for a dedicated county millage for veterans’ services to the county Finance and Physical Resources Committee, which meets this week. Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs recently enacted two new ground-breaking regulations implementing the Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act. Read More
LANSING — A constitutional amendment that would give all service members and veterans in-district community college tuition regardless of where they live could be on the ballot in 2014. Read More
Subcommittee calls for increased spending and millage request.
At their regular board meeting Thursday, Kent County commissioners received a long-awaited report from a subcommittee that looked into the current status of veterans in the county, along with two vital recommendations on how they could improve the lives of those who have served, are serving or will serve in the future. Read More
Veterans and their spouses will have the opportunity to meet with employers from more than 40 companies at the Hiring Our Heroes job fair on Thursday. Read More
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority will host two sessions this Saturday as a way to gather ideas from the public on how to upgrade two parks in the sector and also honor the city’s war veterans. Read More