Ottawa County considers asking federa...

Ottawa County considers asking federal government to let it join the Grand Rapids metropolitan area

There are 1 comment on the story from May 18, 2009, titled Ottawa County considers asking federal government to let it join the Grand Rapids metropolitan area. In it, reports that:

Some Ottawa County officials said an obscure federal statistical grouping excluding the county from the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area is damaging West Michigan efforts to market itself regionally and attract companies and jobs.

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Clever Bob

Muskegon, MI

#1 May 18, 2009
Since only the very rich and powerful have had a congressman in Washington from Michigan's Second District, it is no wonder that the county is feeling the suffering while the economy of the region has been hijacked. says W. Michigan is the best of the worst of everything when it comes to trying to get a job. The congressman wants to be governor of the state because he's tired of sleeping on his couch in DC!!! Off the couch and get work!!!

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