Last week Governor Snyder followed up his January State of the State address with daily, detailed announcements on each of the proposals from his speech.
Each day featured one of the Governor’s priority areas of infrastructure and the environment. See the attached documents to learn more about what was announced.
Tuesday’s topic was Renewing our Environment. This proposal was announced as a replacement for the former Clean MI Initiative bonds and would replace the former bond proceeds with an increase in solid waste tipping fees, up to $4.75/ton. More information regarding this initiative can be found here:
Thursday’s topic was Rebuilding Michigan’s Water Infrastructure. This proposal is centered around a $5/resident user fee on public water systems. Find out more details about this here:
Friday covered Protecting our Environment and Achieving our Recycling Rate Goals. Find out more here: Friday.Recycling
John LaMacchia is the Assistant Director of State and Federal Affairs for the League handling transportation, infrastructure, energy and environment issues. He can be reached at email@example.com or 517-908-0303.