City hall, county government and the state legislature
Education and policy officials call state law that will start in 2020 'punitive.'
New reading standards will force many Michigan children to retake the third grade, especially children of color, according to a recent study. Read More
A company has proposed opening a privately operated federal immigration detention center at the site of a prison in the region that was closed in 2009. Read More
Mobile GR Director Josh Naramore cites increased business activity as reason for change.
The city of Grand Rapids last week introduced hundreds of metered parking stations to Wealthy and Cherry streets, where previously, street parking was free. Read More
New encrypted cellular modem will transmit results to city, county and state.
As November draws near, election officials in the city of Grand Rapids are in the process of testing its voting equipment to ensure the accuracy and the security of the 2018 midterms. Read More