- change ups
City hall, county government and the state legislature
Grand Rapids will host a global conference on sustainable development that will bring leaders from six countries to the city. Read More
With Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban overturned, there are several statutes within Michigan’s legal framework that need to be updated to bring the state’s laws in line with the U.S. Constitution. Read More
Funding uncertainties may delay it a year or two, according to the county administrator.
The executive committee of the Kent County Board of Commissioners has tabled a proposal from the Kent County Dispatch Authority to pursue a fully consolidated county-wide organization for taking 911 calls and dispatching first responders. Read More
Kent County commissioners could vote on it at end of August.
It’s been a long gestation — longer, even, than that of an elephant — but it appears the new regional airport authority that will take over management of Gerald R. Ford International Airport may be “born” in late August, as a Kent County official put it. Read More
A health plan by a local provider is being recommended to serve as Michigan’s benchmark plan. Read More