New Michigan policy will strip welfare benefits if kids miss school - MIDDAY
David Moore October 1, 2012 | WGVU A new state law taking effect today ties public assistance benefits to school attendance. Put simply, the law cuts off cash welfare payments if a child has more than ten unexcused absences.
Today on Midday West Michigan, WGVU’s David Moore talks with John Helmholt, Director of Communications and External Affairs for Grand Rapids Public Schools, to get some perspective.
Thursday MAREC welcomes new director next month Muskegon MI August 28, 2014 | WGVU Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) is getting a new director. Kevin Ricco takes over from Arn Boezaart September 22. ListenDownload Jazz at Fountain Street Church August 28, 2014 | WGVU When was the last time you heard live jazz played on a real grand piano? How about two concert grand pianos? Fountain Street Church is planning a 3 concert series for the 2014-2015 season. Jazz In The Sanctuary will be hosted by Dr. Robin Connell, one of west Michigan's favorite pianists and vocalists. WGVU sat down with her for this feature interview. ListenDownload
Wednesday Preparing for tax day-in August Undated August 27, 2014 | WGVU As summer progresses, most of us are doing anything but looking to next spring. But in one way, it’s not a bad idea to think forward.
Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, a conversation with Luis Garcia of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service regional office in Detroit. ListenDownload Michigan beer industry creating jobs and generating revenue August 27, 2014 | WGVU Michigan cracks Washington-D.C.-based Beer Institute's Jobs Supported by Beer Top 10 list. It says the Michigan's beer industry adds $6 billion to the state's economy. ListenDownload