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Downtown Grand Rapids
Courtesy / City of Grand Rapids, Planning Dept.

Voters in Grand Rapids will decide next month whether to authorize a tax to support the city's library system for another 20 years.

Michigan tackles public ills with private funding

Sep 20, 2013
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Michigan has joined a small group of state and local governments in something of an experiment.  The state is launching a program that will seek to attract private investors, whose money will address very public problems.