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Mayor Heartwell answered citizen questions Monday night, including a question about gun control and open carry laws.

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Every month, the mayor is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection." 

This month, the mayor answered questions like those posed by John Wiegand, Rapidian Intern, who asked the mayor what his thoughts are about open carry laws. On Monday, February 3 at 5:00 p.m. the mayor talked about this and other citizen concerns. 

Every month, you can also add your own question by calling in, emailingtweeting or commenting on the live broadcast article.

The show is aired on the first Monday of each month on GRTV, Channel 24 on Comcast, as well as live-streaming right here on The Rapidian.

For 18 years, the mayors of Grand Rapids have hosted City Connection, a monthly, live call-in show on GRTV’s Livewire, Comcast channel 24. Mayor John Logie started the program in 1992 as a way to share mayoral perspective with Grand Rapidians and to bring a little more transparency to local government. City Connection is an opportunity to interact directly with one of our city’s top elected officials.


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