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City of Wyoming Income Tax Increase on May Ballot  

By Maddie Werley | September 22, 2021

The Wyoming City Council has approved a proposed income tax increase to be included on the May 2022 special election ballot on a split vote. If approved by voters, the proposal would have residents pay up to 1% income tax and non-residents working […]

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Talent Wins in Lansing  

By Maddie Werley | September 22, 2021

The Legislature conferenced on the omnibus budget bill this week following reaching an agreement with Governor Whitmer. We are happy to report on a few key talent items that have been top Chamber priorities.   Budget  The Legislature has […]

The Whole New World: Beyond the Pandemic (and the Laptop) 1

The Whole New World: Beyond the Pandemic (and the Laptop)

By Elizabeth Cyr | August 30, 2021

Here we are, eighteen months after COVID-19 changed our lives.  It is amazing to think of how we used to do things and how grocery shopping, social events and our […]

Child Care A Top Priority For Government Affairs Team 1

Child Care A Top Priority For Government Affairs Team

By Elizabeth Cyr | August 9, 2021

The Grand Rapids Chamber’s Government Affairs team has been working tirelessly for our members to provide access to connections, share relevant and timely information, and influence the policy landscape to […]

Senate Staged to Vote on Trillion Dollar Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Senate Staged to Vote on Trillion Dollar Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

By Elizabeth Cyr | August 9, 2021

The United States Senate is expected to vote soon on the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.   A significant amount was accomplished in the week since a deal was announced […]

Grand Rapids and the Art of Collaboration

Grand Rapids and the Art of Collaboration

By Elizabeth Cyr | August 4, 2021

Several festivals take over Calder Plaza in massive crossover event with ArtPrize Starting September 16, ArtPrize is back and with the help of some friends. The Vandenberg Plaza, or as […]

11th Annual EPIC Awards Gala Celebrates its Comeback with Three New DEI Recognitions 1

11th Annual EPIC Awards Gala Celebrates its Comeback with Three New DEI Recognitions

By Elizabeth Cyr | August 4, 2021

11th Annual EPIC Awards Gala Celebrates its Comeback with Three New DEI Recognitions There’s no shortage of passionate leaders in the Grand Rapids community, and the pandemic has demonstrated just […]

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Introducing the Leadership Grand Rapids Class of 2022

By Elizabeth Cyr | August 4, 2021

The Leadership Grand Rapids program is truly one-of-a-kind, gathering around 40 community trustees each year to participate in intense professional leadership training to tackle real issues facing their local community. […]

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Announcing the 2021 ATHENA Awards Finalists

By Elizabeth Cyr | August 4, 2021

Every year at the ATHENA Awards Celebration, we gather to celebrate those who embody, encourage and promote the inclusion of women. This year, join us on Wednesday, September 29 at the […]

The Chamber News | February 2021 1

The Chamber News | August 2021

By Elizabeth Cyr | August 3, 2021

Published bi-monthly, The Chamber News is a great way to keep up-to-date on Chamber happenings, recently joined members, ribbon cuttings and more. Read here! Recently Joined Members Please join us […]