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What is the best way to provide the highest quality and affordable health care to Americans? That was one of the questions posed by Kent County Democrats during a town hall meeting.

The Kent County Democratic Party hosted a town hall meeting at Grand Rapids’ Fountain Street Church Wednesday evening hosted by State Representative Winnie Brinks.

A local emergency room Doctor has announced his candidacy for Congress in Michigan's 2nd District. Dr. Robert Davidson, an emergency room doctor for 16 years in West Michigan, will be hoping to win the seat currently held by Representative Bill Huizenga. Davidson says he didn’t have political aspirations until he attended a town hall hosted by Huizenga, but it was there that he and the Congressman would get into a lengthy debate in front of a packed audience about Trump’s American Health Care Act.

U.S. Representative Justin Amash is home this week visiting Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District. He’s hosting a town hall meeting tonight in Battle Creek. Last night the Cascade Township republican held a public forum at Grand Rapid’s Ottawa Hills High School auditorium. Before the event began, WGVU sat down for a one-on-one interview with Congressman Amash discussing health care and how he approaches his constituents attending what have lately become heated town hall meetings.

For the third day in row, Michigan Representative Justin Amash hosted a town hall Wednesday evening in West Michigan, the latest taking place at the Van Singel Arts Center at Bryon Center's High School. Before fielding questions from the audience, Amash began the evening by addressing his concern over President Donald Trump authorizing a military strike on a Syrian government airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack allegedly orchestrated by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

Online town hall hosted by Michigan Rep. Bill Huizenga

Mar 23, 2017

Michigan Representative Bill Huizenga hosted a Town Hall on Facebook Live Wednesday evening, as residents from the 2nd District posted questions to the social media website. Streaming from Washington D.C., Huizenga began his online Town Hall by immediately addressing critics, angered over his support of President Donald Trump’s health care bill.

Rep. Amash hosts town hall in Battle Creek

Feb 23, 2017
Daniel Boothe

As town halls have sprung up all over the country, Michigan Representative Justin Amash held his own town hall in Battle Creek Thursday afternoon. 

“We have a very good country here with a very good system. And I understand we have disagreements; especially after this election,” Amash said.

Amash town hall turns into shouting match

Feb 10, 2017

US Representative Justin Amash addressed critics and supporters Thursday night as the congressman held a town hall in Grand Rapids. Amash began by saying he thinks there should be town halls happening across the nation.  

“Alright so I’m Congressman Amash, and, I think it is critical that members of congress hold in person town halls like this,“ Amash said.

Earlier this week U.S. Rep. Justin Amash held a town hall meeting in downtown Grand Rapids. Before the event, WGVU sat down with the Cascade Township Republican discussing President-elect Donald Trump's tweets and Russian relations.    

We talk about a Town Hall Meeting on PTSD: Kids, Trauma and Schools, the Body Mind Being Project's second Town Hall covering kids’ trauma and creating trauma informed schools. Bettina Cousineau is here to discuss it.

GOP candidate Jeb Bush plans town hall in Grand Rapids

Nov 10, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is planning a town hall meeting during his visit to Grand Rapids this week.

The Bush campaign says he plans the Thursday afternoon event at the Kent County Republican Party offices in Grand Rapids.

Also Thursday, an invitation-only event is planned featuring Bush.

Peter Secchia has told The Grand Rapids Press that the reception for the former Florida governor is scheduled for the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.

Secchia is a former U.S. ambassador to Italy.