The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced Thursday afternoon it has closed an $800 million bond issue.
The $800 million is the first installment in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Rebuilding Michigan program.
The governor is seeking to raise $3.5 billion to repair and expand Michigan’s infrastructure after her plan to raise the state’s fuel tax by 45 cents a gallon became a legislative nonstarter and tremendously unpopular with voters. Read More
The Michigan Department of Education has awarded nearly $20 million grants to the cities of Detroit and Albion, as well as Wayne County, in order to improve infrastructure that will stimulate job growth and encourage existing jobs. MDOT announced on Monday that it gave a Transportation Economic Development Fund… Read More
Although Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 45-cent per gallon fuel tax increase has proven a nonstarter on both sides of Lansing’s legislative aisle, some of her departmental appointments still believe it a viable option. Read More