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Voters in Portage will elect a mayor and three members to the City Council on November third. All of the candidates participated in a forum on Wednesday September 30th hosted by the Kalamazoo Gazette.


Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A group of construction contractors and trade unions is pushing back against an effort at the state Capitol to repeal prevailing wage requirements on many publicly funded projects. 


The business-led campaign to outlaw union-level prevailing wage mandates on publicly funded construction projects says it has filed 390 thousand petition signatures with the Michigan Bureau of Elections. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- A mother of three who has struggled with homelessness shared her story as part of the kickoff for a campaign for a millage that would assist homeless families in Kalamazoo County." (Kalamazoo County)

"LANSING, MI — While construction workers restored the Michigan Capitol this summer, a fight over guaranteed wages on government building projects was taking place on street corners all over the state." (MLive)