Grand Rapids election

City searches for qualified Comptroller

by (Kschmitty)

Submitted 04-03-2013 under NEWS

In December of 2012, Donijo Dejonge resigned as the City Comptroller after voters denied her proposal that would change the elected position to a hired one. Since then, the city has been looking to fill the position for the new term. Last week the...

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Array of candidates vie for 76th District House seat

by (cts3)

Submitted 11-03-2012 under NEWS

Five candidates are vying for the 76th District State Representative seat in Michigan for the Nov. 6 election. Incumbent Republican Roy Schmidt will be facing Democrat Winnie Brinks, along with write-in candidate Bing Goei, William Mohr (U.S....

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Community leaders and advocates rally around Decriminalize GR

by (stevendavison)

Submitted 10-30-2012 under OPINION

On November 6th Grand Rapids voters will go to the polls to vote on a city charter amendment to make marijuana possession or use a civil infraction or the equivalent of a ticket with a fine of up to $100. The ballot initiative known as Proposal 2...

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