Local Government

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) A lawsuit says Michigan is short-changing local governments $4 billion dollars a year. If it succeeds, it would blow a giant hole in the state budget and send legislators and state budget officials scrambling to find a fix. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) More local government leaders are feeling insecure about their fiscal health than in years past. 

WMUK

Kalamazoo Vice-Mayor Don Cooney says the city should seriously consider putting an income tax proposal before voters.


WMUK

The new Executive Director of Kalamazoo Friends of Recreation says he hopes to help it crawl, walk and then run in the near future. 


Gordon Evans / WMUK

The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday evening to accept County Administrator Terrence Neuzil’s resignation. Neuzil had been on the job for less than four months.

Corporate Counsel Thom Canny says the county was in the midst of investigating a personnel matter concerning Neuzil, and the administrator offered to resign before the investigation had concluded. Commissioners placed Neuzil on paid leave three weeks ago.


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