City hall, county government and the state legislature
Proposed White House budget cuts could reduce funding by as much as $160,000, according to program’s director of operations.
Meals on Wheels Western Michigan is considering the possibility it will have to eliminate up to 37,000 meals for seniors if cuts in the White House budget released two weeks ago are realized. Read More
There is ‘limited alignment’ between thinking about equity and implementing it in practices, policies and incentives.
Following a weeklong visit from representatives from the Rose Center for Public Leadership, city officials were debriefed on how Grand Rapids can improve its equity. Read More
Ruling will not be enforced April 10, but smaller firms work to get in line with standards.
As the deadline for financial advisors to begin operating under the fiduciary responsibility rapidly approaches, the Department of Labor indicated it will not enforce the law until a full review of the regulation is complete. Read More
Newly released U.S. Census Bureau estimates show communities in parts of West Michigan with relatively strong population growth compared with other parts of the state. Read More
District said it hopes $5M in savings persuades taxpayers to vote for May 2 millage funding high school renovations.
Grand Rapids Public Schools has refunded bonds originally sold in 1997 for capital improvements, securing a lower interest rate and saving taxpayers $5,007,680. Read More
Former U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron will be coming to Grand Rapids this summer to give the keynote address at The Economic Club of Grand Rapids’ annual dinner. Read More