Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Panhandling ordinance fails in Grand Rapids

With public objection pushing elected leaders away from a package of panhandling restrictions, two city commissioners urged that Grand Rapids at least ban begging from motorists.

But a 3-3 vote led by First Ward commissioners Dave Shaffer and Walt Gutowski on Tuesday, June 3, failed to get a majority.

Article here. 

This means that panhandling is still legal in Grand Rapids.

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