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City hall, county government and the state legislature
West Michigan farmers and home builders are alarmed by recent proposal.
This spring, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule under the Clean Water Act that would redefine what can be regulated by the U.S. government as a “water of the United States.” Read More
The new Grand Rapids police chief says the job has many similarities to managing a business.
David Rahinsky is not one of those executives who doesn’t always answer his phone. Read More
Surprisingly, not all public library systems in Michigan have 501(c)(3) status.
Linda Krombeen’s job just got busier — and in one respect, easier. She probably won’t have to hear "no" so often when she’s trying to get a grant or donation. Read More
New Kent County Health Department clinic will provide dental services.
Since getting results of the 2011 Community Health Needs Assessment, the Kent County Health Department has been planning to make dental care more accessible to all county residents. Read More
Work will be completed by end of year or early next spring.
The Grand Rapids City Commission has awarded another series of contracts for the major repair of city streets since a majority of voters agreed to pay for it by approving an extension of a temporary income tax increase for the next 15 years. Read More
Business Facilities data indicates Detroit and GR are among the best in export growth.
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. is touting an extensive survey of economic activity by a nationwide site selection magazine that highlights the strength of the Michigan recovery and boosts prospects for the state’s continued business growth. Read More