City hall, county government and the state legislature
The city has released a preliminary study recommending increases to water and sewer rates, beginning in January. Read More
LANSING — Organizers of a ballot drive to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes in Michigan have submitted 365,000 signatures to the state, which appears to be more than enough to qualify the initiative for a statewide vote in 2018. Read More
Department of Public Works hopes to build a sustainable business park that will allow reuse of high-value items among incoming refuse.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Kent County Department of Public Works is creating a plan to reduce landfill waste by 90 percent by 2030. Read More
LANSING — The director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights is turning down a $24,740 bonus that was approved by a state commission. Read More
Michigan officials said the state's investigation into the old disposal of tannery waste by Wolverine Worldwide has expanded. Read More