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Citizens Launch Petition Drive to Reform Grand Rapids City Commission

by (nathanslauer)

Submitted 08-05-2019 under NEWS

Citizen activists recently launched a petition drive to restructure the Grand Rapids City Commission. Their proposal aims to change the current ward system from three wards to eight wards, with one commissioner per ward. Around two dozen supporters...

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City of Grand Rapids has failed to respond to demands for police accountability and cutting ties to ICE

by (Movimiento Cose...)

Submitted 05-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

On the evening of Tuesday, May 14, as the Grand Rapids City Commission meeting was approaching, attendees may have noticed a blue banner hanging over the railing of the Calder Plaza, facing the Monroe Street traffic.  The banner read, in white...

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