Community response to what's happening locally.
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss’ second State of the City address, delivered March 2, provided ample proof the mayor intends to continue to make racial equity issues a central focus of her work. Read More
We know there is a nationwide shortage of buildable lots and skilled labor for the housing market. Read More
The Feb. 17 article “What will you be making at 34?” created a very inaccurate portrait of Davenport University, one of the few institutions of higher education in the state of Michigan with the specific, stated mission of preparing students for well-paying careers. Read More
In December, Gov. Rick Snyder signed bipartisan legislation that will increase Michigan’s use of clean, renewable energy and save Michigan families and businesses money on their electricity bills. Read More
Editor: A recent editorial from the Grand Rapids Business Journal about the state legislature’s work to update Michigan’s energy law (“State energy ‘choice’ legislation designed to deceive,” Nov. 7, Grand Rapids Business Journal) did not address some important issues. Read More
Editor: “Is Grand Rapids in the midst of an apartment building bubble?” “Who is going to fill all of these units that are being built?” Read More