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The $708,653 will enable Plainfield Township to buy and remove flood-prone homes.
Kent County has had a hazard mitigation plan in effect for years, which is why it qualifies for a $708,653 FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant to be used by Plainfield Township to acquire and remove 15 flood-prone houses along the Grand River. Read More
LANSING — Many children aspiring to be teachers when they grow up could end up having a change of heart. Read More
Despite slashes that could reach $200M, Snyder’s plan does benefit some programs.
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder’s fiscal year 2016 budget proposal came on the heels of an executive order that cut $106 million from the current budget, and legislators are now considering slashing $100 million more to address an unexpected deficit. Read More
Ottawa County will realize the savings over the next 17 years.
Ottawa County has “refunded” its 2007 bond issue for its water supply system, with an estimated cost savings of almost $3 million over the next 17 years, according to an announcement by county officials. Read More
For the city of Grand Rapids, “getting the lead out” is more than an idiom with a figurative meaning. It is, to use another idiom, an economic line in the sand. Read More
A new organization is reshaping the way the state leverages the ability to build talent. Read More