Kalamazoo City Commission severs ties, funding to biz group after Chatfield hire

Less than a week after former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield landed a new job as the CEO of a Kalamazoo-based economic development agency, the northern Michigan Republican’s hiring is causing political backlash for the nonpartisan group. The Kalamazoo City Commission voted unanimously Monday to withdraw from Southwest Michigan First’s “Council of 100” partnership, before … Continue reading Kalamazoo City Commission severs ties, funding to biz group after Chatfield hire