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Rosalynn Bliss

City Connection - Chief Lehman joins Mayor Bliss for in-studio discussion about Fire Department, related issues

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-02-2019 under NONPROFITS

Every month, Mayor Bliss or a representative from the city will be open to all questions sent in during or in anticipation of her live on-air show "City Connection." The mayor will respond to citizen questions submitted by calling in, emailing...

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GR goes orange for Hunger Action Month

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Friday, Feeding America West Michigan wrapped up its Hunger Action Month campaign. The four-week series had two goals: To raise awareness of hunger and motivate people to take a concrete step toward solving it. The result: more than 640,000 meals...

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Mayor Rosalynn Bliss tackles racial disparity, affordable housing in first City Address

by (nathanslauer)

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NEWS

Mayor Rosalynn bliss declared that racial disparity in Grand Rapids is “unacceptable” in her first state of the city address. In a speech filled with bold goals, Bliss’ promises to improve racial equity, affordable housing to Grand Rapids residents...

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Mayor Bliss to hold neighborhood listening meetings following State of the City address

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

Following her State of the City address tonight, Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will hold Neighborhood Meetings Monday, February 8-11. Bliss says she wants to hear from residents, emphasize points from her address and answer any questions residents may have...

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Mayor Bliss to outline opportunities at first State of the City Address next Tuesday

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Tuesday, February 2, our new mayor Rosalynn Bliss will present her first State of the City address at the Harris Building (111 South Division Ave). The address, for the first time in Grand Rapids history, will be streamed live at www....

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Local residents head to polls to select next mayor

by (Jhodges)

Submitted 08-04-2015 under NEWS

Today, Tuesday, August 4, is election day in Grand Rapids. To find your polling place or if you are registered to vote, use the Michigan Voter Information Center. Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. so make sure to get out to vote....

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Mayoral candidates face off in final debate before Tuesday election

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 08-03-2015 under NEWS

Last Thursday, all four mayoral candidates faced off in a final debate before Grand Rapids’ primary election, focusing on the topic of income inequality. The July 30 debate took place at Loosemore Auditorium at Grand Valley State University...

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Story Matters: Katie Gordon appreciates focus on income, racial inequalities at mayoral debate

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

After Thursday night's mayoral debate on income inequality hosted by MLive and WGVU, two-year Grand Rapidian Katie Gordon says she is looking forward to a mayor that will continue the legacy of Mayor Heartwell's work to...

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Mayoral candidates answer citizen questions on their role as mayor, representing young voices, City finances

by (Holly)

Submitted 07-28-2015 under NEWS

With just one week left until the Primary elections, with four mayoral candidates on the ballot and the possibility of our next mayor being chosen that day, we’re bringing more questions from our local citizens that were sent to us on July 15...

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Mayoral debate to combine citizen questions, co-moderator leadership

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 07-07-2015 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Community Media Center is hosting a mayoral debate on July 15, 2015 at the Wealthy Theater. The mayoral candidates debating are Rosalynn Bliss, Robert Dean, John George and Willard Lee. The...

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