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Statewide coalition offers bold and comprehensive vision to invest American Rescue Plan funding to build Michigan’s future

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CONTACT:
Josh Hovey, Martin Waymire
C: 517-712-5829  |  jhovey@martinwaymire.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2021

Statewide coalition offers bold and comprehensive vision to invest American Rescue Plan funding to build Michigan’s future

WHO:

  • Herasanna Richards, Legislative Associate, Michigan Municipal League
  • Jamie Fleming, Past Chair, Board of Trustees, American Water Works Association of Michigan
  • Steve Currie, Executive Director, Michigan Association of Counties
  • Dawn Crandall, Executive Vice President of Government Relations, Michigan Home Builders Association
  • Jared Fleisher, Vice President of Government Affairs and Economic Development for Rock Central
  • Mike Larson, President and CEO, United Way Association of Michigan

WHAT:
The Coalition for a Strong and Prosperous Michigan will hold a virtual press conference to release a bold and comprehensive vision to leverages Michigan’s nearly $6 billion in available American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding. The plan is called “From Rescue to Prosperity: A Roadmap to Michigan’s Future” and focuses the state’s ARP resources in a coordinated fashion across five key areas:

  • Infrastructure: Resilient and Sustainable Water Systems and High-Speed Broadband Access
  • Fiscal Health: Smart Investments that Provide Stability for State and Local Government
  • Thriving Communities: Attainable Housing and Community Development
  • Strong Economy: Economic Development, Business Assistance, Skilled Workforce, and Talent
  • Public Health and Safety: Healthy and Safe People, Families, and Communities

WHY:
The American Rescue Plan provides an opportunity to advance a bold vision to build Michigan’s future and strategically invest in our residents, entrepreneurs, businesses and communities. Working together, Michigan can be a magnet for talent, revive and strengthen the economy now and into the future and support thriving communities that can be enjoyed by all. We can take a positive step to resting our current trajectory and map out a new path that is supported with the tools and resources necessary to achieve shared prosperity.

The Coalition for a Strong and Prosperous Michigan represents 40 organizations and individuals from every corner of Michigan who came together to develop a bold vision to invest in Michigan’s future.

WHEN/WHERE:
9 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 14
Zoom Webinar: https://bit.ly/3FB06Y1

CONTACT:
Josh Hovey, Martin Waymire
C: 517-712-5829  |  jhovey@martinwaymire.com

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