Infrastructure

Gov. proposes $300M to fix bridges, $290M for clean water

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday said her recommended $67.1 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2022 is “laser-focused” on targeting the state’s most important priorities,...

In State of the State speech, Whitmer offers GOP olive branch...

In Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s third State of the State address — and Michigan’s first-ever fully virtual yearly speech — the Democratic governor took on...

Buttigieg to inherit a crumbling network of roads, subways and rails...

Pete Buttigieg, as the incoming pick for U.S. transportation secretary, would take office at a time when both state and local officials are deeply...

With Buttigieg as Transportation secretary, Michigan enviros envision a ‘federal ally’...

On Wednesday, President-elect Joe Biden made history in announcing former South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg as his choice to...

Gilchrist: GOP refusal to call out hate groups allowed plot against...

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist during a Friday morning CNN segment said Republican political leaders’ rhetoric and refusal to decry hate groups helped nurture a...

Levin calls on Senate to pass COVID-19 relief legislation

U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) on Wednesday called on the U.S. Senate and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to work with the U.S. House...

Whitmer’s $500M water infrastructure plan funds PFAS cleanup, sewer upgrades

Updated with comment from Whitmer's office, 3:41 p.m., 10/1/20 Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday a landmark investment in Michigan’s notoriously underfunded water infrastructure, prompting praise...

What’s in Michigan’s $62.8B budget? Here’s what we know.

Updated, 9:40 a.m., 9/24/20 Michigan leaders are close to nailing down a $62.8 billion state budget plan for Fiscal Year 2021, as legislators released details...

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin Memorial Highway signage unveiled

State and local officials on Monday afternoon gathered to unveil signage for the Aretha Franklin Memorial Highway in Detroit. It is located on a...

State to develop autonomous vehicle corridor between Ann Arbor, Detroit

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday unveiled an initiative to create a 40-mile corridor for autonomous car travel between Ann Arbor and downtown Detroit, as...

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