Commentary on the news that's shaping West Michigan.
“We have a narrative going on in this country that, if only we have the right person or the right party in the state house, we’d be OK. And I’d like to flip that around, because we really need to be able to own our own problems to be able to inform state and national policy of what works.” Read More
Voters across Kent County in two weeks will be asked to consider a nine-tenths mill tax increase to benefit all 20 Kent public school districts. Read More
After a period of comparative decline, business exports once again are climbing, and West Michigan industries are contributing to Michigan’s increasing numbers. Read More
Grand Rapids employers universally are impacted by the talent shortage and identify the issue as the top concern in moving their businesses forward or expanding. Read More