The Michigan Senate by a vote of 32-6 approved SB 608 that included $100 million to be distributed to the state, counties, and cities and villages, to help with budgets that have been hard hit by this winters extreme weather. The $100 million will be divvied up through the state’s normal road funding formula with $39.1 million to the state transportation budget, $39.1 million to counties and $21.8 million to municipalities.
The League is supportive of the actions taken today by the Senate but we still need your help. The bill will now moves on to the House so please continue to contact your legislators and ask them for their support on this legislation. You can use the League’s Action Center to contact your lawmakers and send them an email.
John LaMacchia is a Legislative Associate with the League handling transportation and infrastructure issues. He can be reached at email@example.com or 517-908-0303.