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The Michigan Municipal League and The Michigan Association of Mayors Joint Statement on Bridge Funding for Michigan

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Matt Bach
Michigan Municipal League
c: (810) 874-1073; mbach@mml.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2022

The Michigan Municipal League and The Michigan Association of Mayors Joint Statement on Bridge Funding for Michigan

The following is a joint statement from the board presidents of the Michigan Municipal League and Michigan Association of Mayors.

“We often fail to recognize that more than 1,200 bridges in Michigan that we drive on every day and connect our students to schools, employees to jobs, and products to stores are rated in poor condition. Today’s announcement that Michigan will be receiving over $500 million in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law over the next five years represents a monumental investment in dedicated bridge funding and will ensure these vital pieces of infrastructure can safely help us transport people and goods.”

Pauline Repp
Mayor of Port Huron
President, Michigan Association of Mayors

Barbara Ziarko
Councilmember, City of Sterling Heights
President, Michigan Municipal League

Michigan Municipal League is dedicated to making Michigan’s communities better by thoughtfully innovating programs, energetically connecting ideas and people, actively serving members with resources and services, and passionately inspiring positive change for Michigan’s greatest centers of potential: its communities. The League advocates on behalf of its member communities in Lansing, Washington, D.C., and the courts; provides educational opportunities for elected and appointed municipal officials; and assists municipal leaders in administering services to their communities through League programs and services. Learn more at mml.org.

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