City hall, county government and the state legislature
Johnson Center at GVSU partners with Kent County Health Department to expand VoiceGR to VoiceKent.
A 16-year-old survey that measures the health of Grand Rapids by collecting data on topics from poverty to public safety has expanded to encompass the whole county. Read More
A fundraising dinner is being held this week in Grand Rapids to help the state’s foster children go to college. Read More
Mayor, higher ed leaders, private sector will seek inclusive solutions for boosting minority employment and job creation.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss promised in her 2016 State of the City address that she would focus on racial equity, and she intends to keep her word. Read More
GR Chamber of Commerce forum discusses a number of current and upcoming policy issues, including Lt. Gov. Brian Calley’s plan.
Eight West Michigan legislators recently sat down for a roundtable forum hosted by the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce to discuss current and upcoming policy issues. Read More
Ecosystem presents challenges to restoration of the Grand River.
LANSING — A proposed dam removal along the Grand River faces significant delays due to its potential to disrupt river ecosystems. The environmental risks involve the fate of two species: sea lampreys and snuffbox mussels. Read More